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New Opera NYC presents Golden Cockerel

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New Opera NYC presents Golden Cockerel

Time: May 18, 2017 at 7:30pm to May 21, 2017 at 2pm
Location: The Loreto Theater at The Sheen Center
Street: 18 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012
City/Town: New York
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Event Discipline: opera
Organized By: Michelle Tabnick PR
Latest Activity: Apr 19, 2017

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New Opera NYC presents a new production of Golden Cockerel by N. Rimsky-Korsakov from May 18-21, 2017 at the Loreto Theater, Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, 18 Bleecker Street, NYC. Performances: Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $25-89 and are available at

The fifteenth and last opera written by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Golden Cockerel is based on a faux fairytale by a great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin and set to a libretto by Vladimir Belsky. The piece is a cornerstone of the Russian opera heritage; it has enjoyed international success ever since it premiered in 1909, but it has not been seen in NYC in decades. This is the first-ever production in New York City to be performed in the original Russian.


New Opera NYC's production features distinguished bass of Bolshoi Theater 

Mikhail Svetlov as King Dodon, one of his signature roles, and Russian soprano Julia Lima and Alexandra Batsios as Queen of Shemakha, and

Ksenia Berestovskaya, Michael Celentano, Bonnie Frauenthal, Dmitry Gishpling-Chernov, Daniel Kamalic, Isaiah Trofimenko, John Villemaire,and Kevin Wetzel.  Performed in Russian with English supertitles.


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