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AN AFTERNOON OF GRAND OPERA
Fort Lee Library’s Summer Music Concert series continues with an afternoon of grand Opera to include beloved arias and duets by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, etc. We will welcome back THE ALLEGRO SINGERS featuring Celia Castro accompanied by Inna Leytush on the piano.
Celia Castro is a spinto soprano of Dominican-Puerto Rican heritage. Among her operatic roles are Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, the title role in Luisa Miller, Nedda in I Pagliacci and, Eva in Die Meistersingers. With One World Symphony she sang Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito and she honed her bel canto skills at Caramoor Festival’s Young Artist Program. She was a soloist with Rutgers’ University Choir from which she recently graduated with a BA in music. She is currently performing in the tri-state area and teaching in her private voice studio in Edison, NJ.
Inna Leytush, piano, music director, has a Bachelor’s Degree in music from a college affiliated with the State Moscow Conservatory and a Master’s Degree at the Gorky State Conservatory. She has participated in the 39th Concurs International de Chant de Toulouse, France; the 10th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and the American Landmark Festivals.
Ms. Leytush worked as a director for Opera at Noon at Trinity Church for the concert version of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. She was the music director for a concert of Russian music at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the music director of RACH-C. She is the founder and music director of ALLEGRO SINGERS. Inna Leytush is an accomplished pianist who enjoys sharing the gift of music with others.
Admission is free, however seating is limited. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult.
|Where||Fort Lee Public Library 320 Main St, Fort Lee, NJ 07024|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||2:00 pm–3:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Everyone, Kids, Teens, Families, Seniors|
|Phone||201.592.3614 ext 4010|
More About Fort Lee Public Library
The Fort Lee Public Library is located in the Henry Hoebel Building, just across Main Street from Borough Hall. Easily accessible by public transportation with a bus stop conveniently located directly in front of the building, the library also has a large parking lot around back. Inside the two-story structure, patrons will find an exceptionally quiet and comfortable space for reading, research, studying or taking advantage of the library's free WiFi or desktop computers. Comfortable reading chairs, no shortage of cubicles and work tables - some complete with table lamps - and a friendly, helpful staff make a visit to the library a pleasant experience for anyone. On the second level are additional stacks of books, plenty of windows emitting ample daylight and an excellent view of Fort Lee in four directions. Other features include a young adult corner, an adult reading room, adult literacy aids, a conference room and a large community bulletin board. The basement level serves as a media room with periodicals and newspapers, videos, DVDs and a media reference desk as well as a small exhibition space where local artists and photographers can showcase their work. The library also hosts film screenings, author talks and other public events. Book drops are located near the front and rear entrances.