Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 3:00 PM: An Afternoon with Lorenzo Da Ponte
The world-renowned Teatro Carlo Felice from Genoa, Italy presents an exclusive one-time performance to close out the San Gennaro festival on Sunday, 09/24 at 3PM. Featuring musicians from Italy performing handpicked pieces written by Lorenzo Da Ponte, Mozart’s close friend and librettist, this is a performance you won’t want to miss.
Sunday September 24th at 3:00PM, inside the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral (the corner of Mott and Prince Streets, Little Italy). Tickets: $20 General Admission, $30 VIP first three rows.
Proceeds from ticket sales go to Friends of the Erben Organ (“FREO”), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2017 with the mission of restoring, preserving and presenting the historic 1868 Henry Erben organ located in the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, corner Prince and Mott Streets in Little Italy, NYC.
Sponsored by The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, Opera Carlo Felice Genova, Lorenzo Da Ponte Institute, Friends of the Erben Organ, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) in partnership with the City Council, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and The New York State Legislature
This event is made possible in part with funds from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Creative Engagement program, a regrant program supported by The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) in partnership with the City Council, and The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the LMCC.