July 28 through August 5, 2018
Full Festival Schedule

Saturday July 28
3:00 p.m. pre-opera events begin
7:00 p.m. Rossini: Tancredi
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Sunday, July 29
1:00 p.m. pre-opera events begin
4:00 p.m. Mayr: Medea in Corinto
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Monday, July 30
7:30 p.m. Jennifer Larmore Masterclass
Audiences from the Met to Covent Garden to La Scala have reveled in Jennifer Larmore's interpretations, and Bel Canto at Caramoor fans will remember her exciting appearances there as Eboli and Mère Marie. Now she is with us to help show the next generation how it's done.

Tuesday, July 31
7:30 p.m. Parlami d'amore - Speak to me of Love!
In the 20th century, Bel Canto migrated to Italian popular song, with favorites made immortal by singers like Tito Schipa, Carlo Buti, Luciano Pavarotti, and Andrea Bocelli.

Wednesday, August 1
Oldest Voices, Newest Voices - Two Free Events
5:30 p.m. A multi-media presentation on recorded Italian singers born 1843 - 1873.
7:30 p.m. A performance by Teatro Nuovo Apprentice Artists participating in the Role Preparation Project (Rachelle Jonck, director). Free and open to the public.

Thursday, August 2
7:30 p.m. Bel Canto Da Camera
Instrumental and vocal chamber music by Rossini, Mayr, Donizetti, and others. Mayr brought instrumental sophistication from the world of Haydn and Mozart along with him to Italy, and the younger Italian composers ate it up. Rossini was nicknamed "il tedesco" (the German), and Donizetti was a direct pupil and lifelong friend of Mayr.

Friday, August 3
4:00 p.m. pre-opera events begin
7:00 p.m. Rossini: Tancredi
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Saturday, August 4
3:00 p.m. pre-opera events begin
7:00 p.m. Mayr: Medea in Corinto
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Sunday, August 5
1:00 p.m. pre-opera events begin
4:00 p.m. Rossini: Tancredi rifatto
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