Thirsty Thursday: Ciders & Songs, Sept 14th @ 8pm

 

THE CIDER/OPERA PAIRING MENU

featuring hard ciders from Distillery Lane Ciderworks in Jefferson, MD!

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#1 Celebration Cider – the champagne of cider

Raise a glass to a wonderful night!

  • “Largo al factotum” from The Barber of Seville (Sean)
  • “Vesti la giubba” from I Pagliacci (Matthew)
  • “Al pensar el el dueno” from Las hijas de Zebedeo (Claudia)
  • "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca (Caroline)

#2 Scrumpy – a classic English cider

 Highlights from the most apple-themed opera!

The Western Maryland cidery, Distillery Lane Ciderworks, where our tasting ciders are made!

The Western Maryland cidery, Distillery Lane Ciderworks, where our tasting ciders are made!

  • Arnold and Mathilde’s duet from William Tell (Caroline/Matthew)
  • “Sois immobile” from William Tell (Sean)
  • Hedwige’s prayer from William Tell (Claudia)
  • “Asile hereditaire” from William Tell (Matthew)

#3 Witches Brew –  an intriguing drink spiked with Aronia berry

Music casts a spell…

  • “Stride la vampa” from Il Trovatore (Claudia)
  • “Dio che nell'alma infondere” from Don Carlos (Matthew/Sean)
  • The flower duet from Madama Butterfly (Caroline/Claudia)

#4 Rio – this barrel-aged cider has seen it all!

Travel the world with opera!

  • “Torna a Sorrento,” a Neapolitan Song (Matthew)
  • “Bali Hai” from South Pacific (Claudia)
  •  “Art is Calling for Me” from The Enchantress (Caroline)
  • “I am a Pirate King” from The Pirates of Penzance (Sean, Matthew, et al!)

THE PERFORMERS:

Caroline Worra, soprano

Caroline Worra, soprano

with Aurelien Eulert, piano

with Aurelien Eulert, piano

Claudia Chapa, mezzo-soprano

Claudia Chapa, mezzo-soprano

Matthew Vickers, tenor

Matthew Vickers, tenor

Sean Anderson, baritone

Sean Anderson, baritone