New York City Opera to Host Panel on ‘The Garden of the Finzi-Continis’

By Francisco Salazar

New York City Opera’s world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s opera “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis,” a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will be represented by librettist Michael Korie on a virtual panel at the Calandra Institute at CUNY on Feb. 1, 2022.

The program is presented by Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU, the Calandra Institute at CUNY and Centro Primo Levi. The panel will explore “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis: The Novel,” the Film, and the Opera, featuring panelists Anthony Tamburri, Alessandro Cassin, Michael Korie, and moderator Stefano Albertini.

Audiences who will to attend must RSVP by Feb. 1, 2022 at noon ET to receive an email with the Zoom link.

“The Garden of the Finzi-Continis” made its world premiere on Jan. 27 at Edmond J. Safra Hall in the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and is set to run through Feb. 6, 2022.