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Puccini's Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert images courtesy of Artpark & Company
Puccini's Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert images courtesy of Artpark & Company

Artpark to welcome Puccini's Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert


Mon, Jul 8th 2024 07:00 am

Featuring award-winning opera soloists, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Artpark Festival Chorus conducted by Gil Rose; tickets available now 

Artpark & Company Press Release

As part of Artpark & Company’s 50th anniversary season, Puccini’s Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert will be performed on the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14.

Crafted by Michael Capasso, director of the New York City Opera, this performance is a tribute to the timeless works of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini, showcasing renditions of his most beloved arias. Immerse yourself in the captivating melodies of classics from La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Tosca, Turandot and more, skillfully interpreted by the unmatched talents of three-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Latonia Moore, baritone Michael Chioldi, tenor Gregory Turay, soprano Kristin Sampson, tenor Dominick Valdés Chenes and soprano Tatev Baroyan.

Guided by Grammy Award-winning conductor Gil Rose, this mesmerizing journey through Puccini's repertoire will be complemented by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Artpark Festival Chorus, and additional artists to be announced.

This concert is presented by Artpark & Company. Tickets are on sale now and start at $39 for reserved seats. Purchase online at ticketmaster.com; over the phone by calling the Artpark box office at 716-754-4375; or in person at the Artpark lower box office (enter South Fourth Street entrance) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.

Visit artpark.net for more information. 

Artpark Event Schedule

2024 events at Artpark include: Norah Jones (July 6); Jamey Johnson (July 16); Train (July 19); The Flaming Lips (July 22); Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (July 24); Two Door Cinema Club (July 29); Slash S.E.R.P.E.N.T. Festival with Keb’ Mo’, ZZ Ward and Robert Randolph (July 30); The Machine performs Pink Floyd, with the BPO (Aug. 3): Backroads Blues Festival featuring Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmie Vaughan, Bobby Rush, and Duane Betts & Palmetto Motel (Aug. 10); Gin Blossoms + Toad the Wet Sprocket and Vertical Horizon (Aug. 11); Stray Cats (Aug. 13); Blues Traveler with Big Head Todd & The Monsters (Aug. 16); Bush (Aug. 17); Tedeschi Trucks Band (Aug. 20); O.A.R. (Aug. 27); Cole Swindell (Aug. 29); and Cage The Elephant + Young The Giant (Sept. 7).

The new Artpark & Company season is sponsored and supported in part by: M&T Bank; Cullen Foundation; New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Parks & Trails New York; Town of Lewiston; Niagara County Legislature; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; HSBC Bank; Labatt Blue Light; Bud Light; Southern Tier Brewing; Buffalocal; and Northtown Automotive Companies.

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