Da Ponte's Oratorio: A Concert for New York

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Premieres November 5 at 10/9c

An Italian opera company restages an oratorio last performed in 1826.

An Italian opera company restages an oratorio last performed in 1826. Organized by Mozart’s librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte, the 1826 event changed America’s cultural landscape with the introduction of Italian opera to New York City.

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A performance in 1826 at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral in Little Italy changed America's cultural landscape with the introduction of Italian opera to New York City – an event Mozart's librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte helped organize.

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