In the great tradition of the last 30+ years, opera and Broadway favorites will once again come to the Hamptons through Opera & Broadway of the Hampton’s annual favorite concert “Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends” taking place on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the Duck Walk Vineyard North, 44535 Main Rd., Southold, NY on the North Fork of the Hamptons on Long Island. (Opera & Broadway of the Hamptons is a 501 c-3 project giving performance opportunities to local children and providing tickets to under-privileged families and Veterans and is produced under the auspices of The Cristina Fontanelli Foundation Inc. www.thecristinafontanellifoundation.org ).
This annual concert will continue the tradition of highlighting famous arias/duets from Opera (e.g. La Boheme, Madame Butterfly, etc.) and Broadway showstoppers (e.g. West Side Story, Hamilton, My Fair Lady, etc.), plus famous Italian such as “O Sole mio”, Spanish and ethnic favorites.
Starring and hosted by the award-winning singer/PBS-TV/WLIW and CBS-TV host, Cristina Fontanelli will perform (“The best work came from Soprano, Cristina Fontanelli.” – the New York Times; "Vocal genius" - NY Sun; “Cristina Fontanelli at Feinsteins at the Regency is like seeing a cross between Maria Callas and Ethel Merman. She has no equal.” – Forbes Magazine) along with her world-renowned invited guest tenor, t/b/a and baritone Suchan Kim https://www.suchankim.com/ "Suchan Kim commanded each scene he appeared in with a focused, muscular baritone and brought the house down with a virtuosic portrayal of the increasingly drunken servant, Germano”. — Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, The New York Times. The concert will take place in the beautiful indoor Duckwalk Vineyard Duckwalk Vineyards tasting room built by Long Island's pioneer of the wine industry, Dr. Herodotas "Dan" Damianos who passed away in 2014. It will commemorate Dr. Damianos’ love for opera. His son, Alex Damianos, is continuing this tradition in the footsteps of his father. Duck Walk Vineyard wines are nationally known, have won many awards and their Blueberry Port has developed an iconic following.
Soprano Cristina Fontanelli (www.cristinafontanelli.com) is a highly acclaimed singer and PBS-TV/WLIW host for Andrea Bocelli “Live From Central Park” and “Il Volo Takes Flight” and Michael Buble: Tour Stop; on CBS-TV, FOX, Discover, etc. and on Bloomberg and Sirius Satellite Radio. She has sung throughout the United States. Europe, the Far East and the Middle East. Ms. Fontanelli has sung at the Clinton White House and for the Inauguration of President George W. Bush, with the Palm Beach, Cairo, NY and New Jersey State Opera, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts from the Order Sons of Italy in America (previous honoree Luciano Pavarotti).
Roundtrip Bus available from Mid-town Manhattan.
Call (212) 967-1926 for more information.