Retro fauna drama with Chorale Bel Canto

Chorale Bel Canto and Redlands Opera Theatre hit the stage with an unusual program from eras past

You probably know what a unicorn and a gorgon (e.g. Medusa) look like. But this logo from the UK record label might help with the other one…


Mythical beasts 101:
What do a horse with a horn, a snake-haired witch and a human-faced lion with a scorpion’s tail have in common?

Why, composer Gian-Carlo Menotti, of course!

Catch a selection of classic opera choruses and a presentation of Menotti’s The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore this weekend in Pasadena, for a trip into lesser-known fantasy and great music with soloists Christa Stevens (soprano), Danielle Marcelle Bond (mezzo-soprano), and Orson Van Gay II (tenor), with Linda West Brown at the piano and Stephen Gothold conducting.

The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore
Great Opera Choruses

Chorale Bel Canto
with soloists from Redlands Opera TheatreĀ 

Saturday, May 16 – 4pm

First United Methodist Church
500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena
$25 general
$20 seniors
$10 students

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