Opera and Broadway of the Hamptons 2016: Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends
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Annual concert highlighting the great arias, duets and Broadway songs of the world. Join Award-winning singer/PBS-TV and CBS-TV host, Cristina Fontanelli "Vocal genius" (NY Sun) and her world-renowned invited guest artists, Ricardo Rivera (Baritone), tenor Blake Friedman, native North Forker - 10 year old, 5th grader Katie Heath and other surprise guests on this summer evening on the North Fork of the Hamptons on Long Island. Taking place in the beautiful indoor Duckwalk Vineyard tasting room built by Long Island's pioneer of the wine industry, Dr. Herodotas "Dan" Damianos. Duckwalk Vineyard wines are nationally known and their Blueberry Port has developed an iconic following!
Be lifted up by the beautiful strains of the world's most-loved music. Come early and enjoy the wine tasting at Duckwalk before the concert! Bring a delicious repast dinner and dine "al fresco" on the lovely outdoor patio, then come into the tasting pavilion and enjoy this much-loved, annual concert.
We salute the Opera of the Hamptons Artistic Director, Barbara Giancola, thank her for her dedication through the years as she passes this tradition on! Come taste the wine and listen to Cristina and these world-class artists whose voices will transport your soul to an elevated dimension of delight.
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In the great tradition of the last 26 years, opera will once again come to the Hamptons through the annual favorite concert Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends taking place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Duck Walk Vineyard North, 44535 Main Rd., Southold, NY on the North Fork of the Hamptons on Long Island.
This annual concert will continue the tradition of highlighting the great arias, duets and Broadway songs of the world. Starring and hosted by the award-winning singer/PBS-TV/WLIW and CBS-TV host, Cristina Fontanelli will perform (The best work came from Soprano, Cristina Fontanelli. the New York Times; "Vocal genius" - NY Sun; Cristina Fontanelli at Feinsteins at the Regency is like seeing a cross between Maria Callas and Ethel Merman. She has no equal. Forbes Magazine) along with her world-renowned invited guest artists: Ricardo Rivera, Baritone (The cast was winning over all, especially the baritone Ricardo Rivera as Orsini. Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times); Opera in the Hamptons favorite, Australian tenor, Benjamin Sloman (This is a voice of staggering power and technical excellence, endowed with astonishly clarion ring. Australian Opera Review) (on this summer evening on the North Fork of the Hamptons on Long Island, and will include young local talent. The concert will take place in the beautiful indoor Duckwalk Vineyard tasting room built by Long Island's pioneer of the wine industry, Dr. Herodotas "Dan" Damianos who passed away in 2014. It will commemorate Dr. Damianos love for opera. Alex Damianos is continuing this tradition in the footsteps of his father. Duck Walk Vineyard wines are nationally known and their Blueberry Port has developed an iconic following.
Opera of the Hamptons was founded by Barbara Giancola under whose guidance many public performances and school programs were held on both the South and North Forks of the Hamptons. Fontanelli Productions LLC will be the producing company for this years performance and will continue to bring opera and classic music to the Hamptons.
Come taste the wine and hear Cristina Fontanelli and her world-class artist friends whose voices will transport your soul to an elevated dimension of delight through some of the worlds great music from Puccini to Verdi, to classic songs in Italian, International and Broadway favorites.
Soprano Cristina Fontanelli (www.cristinafontanelli.com) is a highly acclaimed singer and PBS-TV and CBS-TV host. She has sung throughout the United States. Europe, the Far East and the Middle East. Ms. Fontanelli has sung at the Clinton White House and for the Inauguration of President George W. Bush, with the Palm Beach, Cairo, NY and New Jersey State Opera, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts from the Order Sons of Italy in America (previous honoree Luciano Pavarotti) and has appeared as PBS-TV WNET/WLIW host for Andrea Bocelli Live From Central Park and Il Volo Takes Flight.
Duck Walk Vineyard North is located at 4435 Main Rd., Southold, NY on the North Fork of the Hamptons, Long Island
Duckwalk Vineyards (View)
44535 Main Road
Southold, NY 11971
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