A Musical Adventure

Aug 1, 2013

Opera rehearsal on the Vineyard
Credit Mindy Todd/ Brian Morris

A musical adventure on The Point: from opera, the Celtic sounds of the tin whistle and music education collaborations.

Mindy Todd visits Martha’s Vineyard for a rehearsal of  L' taliana Re-Mix: Rossini's Take on Love, Sex & Disaster, in English & Italian, Condensed.

It's an update of La Italiana in Algeri starring Metropolitan Opera Artist Eve Gigliotti as Isabella, Broadway's Glenn Seven Allen as Lindoro and Lincoln Center Festival's Branch Fields as Mustafa, with music direction by Glen Roven. Conceived, directed and choreographed by Wendy Taucher.

Next, nine year-old Jonathan Ford and his music teacher Clayton March talk about their upcoming trip to the All Ireland Championship in Irish Whistle.

Also, Elaine Lipton, Executive Director of the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival and Paul Niles, Executive Director of Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School talk about an educational collaboration for middle school students.