THE OPERETTA SPIRIT - The Merry Widow
A co-presentation by the Austrian Cultural Forum and PostClassical Ensemble.
Jennifer Casey Cabot, soprano
Vera Danchenko Stern, pianist
Joseph Horowitz and Angel Gil-Ordóñez, hosts
“Wiener Blut,” from the operetta Wiener Blut by Johann Strauss, Jr.
“Meine Lippen sie kuessen so heiss” from Franz Lehar’s operetta Guiditta.
The Merry Widow – the 1923 Hollywood film version directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Discussion with the artists (and a sampling of recordings by Richard Tauber)
The program links to “Tales from the Vienna Woods,” a concert by PostClassical Ensemble on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 8 pm – presented by Dumbarton Concerts at Historic Dumbarton Church in Georgetown
(To get tickets for November 16 go to dumbartonconcerts.org or contact box office at 202-965-2000)
When: Thursday, November 7 | 7:30 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria | 3524 International Court, NW | Washington DC, 20008
Tickets: admission is free. RSVP is required due to limited space. Please register online at: http://theoperettaspirit.eventbrite.com/