Art Park to Present Puccini’s Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert Featuring Latonia Moore

By Francisco Salazar

Art Park is set to present “Puccini’s Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert” on Sunday, July 14, 2024 at the Artpark Mainstage Theater.

The concert was crafted by Michael Capasso, General Director of the New York City Opera, and will celebrate the timeless works of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini.

The concert will feature excerpts from “Le Villi,” “Edgar,” “Manon Lescaut,” “La bohème,” “Tosca,” “Madama Butterfly,” “La fanciulla del West,” “La rondine,” “Il tabarro,” “Suor Angelica,” “Gianni Schicchi,” and “Turandot.”

The concert will feature soprano Latonia Moore, baritone Michael Chioldi, tenor Gregory Turay, soprano Kristin Sampson, soprano Tatev Baroyan, and tenor Dominick Chenes. Gil Rose conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Artpark Festival Chorus.

Additional artists are set to be announced.