SARANAC LAKE - Saranac Village at Will Rogers will resound with the songs of "Pirates of Penzance" and "Show Boat," as well as favorites from "West Side Story," "My Fair Lady," and "South Pacific" when High Peaks Opera Studio presents "An Evening of Operetta and Broadway!" on Saturday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. A donation of $5 at the door is requested.
This fun program on the venerable Saranac Lake stage will feature popular selections from operetta and musical theater, with songs from the shows of Gilbert & Sullivan, Rodgers & Hammerstein, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and others. Featured artists will include Metropolitan Opera bass George Cordes, soprano Tiffany Conn, and tenor Robert Soricelli, with Elizabeth Cordes at the piano.
This is High Peaks Opera Studio's second event at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Its previous performance, "Buona Sera! An Evening of Italian Opera," was presented last September to a large and appreciative crowd. Other events have included sold-out concerts at Little Italy restaurant in Tupper Lake and a program of operetta and Broadway in Long Lake. For more on these events and other High Peaks Opera Studio activities, please visit www.highpeaksopera.org.