Amahl and the Night Visitors

(Production) Produced by BARN OPERA @ Salisbury Congregational Church

853 Maple St, Salisbury, VT 05769, USA

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019

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Gian Carlo Menotti (Composer & Librettist), Joshua Collier (Director), & Kristin Carr (Music Director / Pianist)

Starring: Helen Lyons, Martin Schreiner, Joshua Kafumbe, Jonathan Kafumbe, Nicholas Tocci, Cailin Marcel Manson, & Tobias Duke

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS was the first opera to be broadcast to a national television audience, which catapulted the work to national fame and recognition. The premiere was on December 24, 1951 and was broadcast by NBC. The story concerns a young handicapped boy and his mother, who live in a poor village that is on the route for the three kings to travel to meet the Christ-child after his birth. The kings arrive, weary from their journey and they stop for the night, enjo...

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