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Opera on Film with Christopher Purdy

We welcome Dr. Christopher Purdy as he presents the first installment in our summer Opera on Film Series, Lizzie Borden. An American Lizzie Borden is the best known opera by Jack Beeson. It is based on the real-life case of Lizzie Borden. It was written in 1965 and premiered on March 25, 1965 by the New York City Opera conducted by Anton Coppola.

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Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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Opera on Film

Join us for a screening of L’Orfeo , the second performance in our Opera on Film series with Dr. Christopher Purdy. L’Orfeo, is a late Renaissance/early Baroque opera and was composed by Claudio Monteverdi. It is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus and has the honor of being the earliest surviving opera that is still regularly performed today.

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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Movie & Popcorn for TEENS!

Come and see Guardians of the Galaxy (rated PG-13) with your friends in the library theater. The library will provide the popcorn/candy and you bring your own drink (with a lid please!) No registration necessary

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Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Opera on Film with Christopher Purdy

Christopher Purdy will be back to continue our Opera on Film Series with La Boheme.
La bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It is based on “Scènes de la vie de bohème” by Henri Murger.

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Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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Opera on Film

Falstaff concludes our Opera on Film Series with Christopher Purdy. Falstaff is an opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. Adapted by Arrigo Boito from Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windso”r and scenes from “Henry IV”. This was the last of Verdi’s twenty-eight operas, and was his second comedy, and his third work based on a Shakespeare play, following Macbeth and Otello.

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Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

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