Famed singer Tosca and her artist lover Cavaradossi, conspire to conquer the malicious forces determined to wedge them apart. Moving through the shadows in Rome’s churches and castles, they plot to undo the wicked intentions of their nemesis, the lecherous police sergeant, Scarpia, in Puccini’s masterful love story, rich with captivating arias and orchestral drama.
Berks Sinfonietta returns to music of Gerald Finzi to honor the 100th anniversary of the end of the first World War. Built around Finzi's haunting work for tenor and orchestra, with Marco Panuccio, tenor, the program also includes The Banks of Green Willow by George Butterworth, Three Spanish Dances by Enrique Granados, as well as Haydn's "Military" Symphony No. 100. A thought-provoking look at music and war - join us!