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Written by Alyce Mott   
Wednesday, 12 March 2008 19:59

 

 

Watch this space for news of
Herbert Concerts and Productions
throughout 2015.

VHSource will list every event reported to it from around the world. We are at the beginning of an exciting new period of re-discovery of Victor Herbert. Thank you to all the new friends we're making as people discover this site.

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Happy 100th Anniversary
to Victor Herbert's

The Princess Pat -- Operetta - September 29, 1915


VHRP LIVE!

continues its inaugural season with

Cyrano de Bergerac

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 8pm

Christ & St. Stephens Church
120 West 69th Street
New York, New York

Individual tickets are on sale now

artful.ly/vhrplive

$35 for Adults
Seniors/Students/Union Members pay $20 (w/proper ID).

Visit www.vhrplive.org for more information.


VHRP LIVE!

ends its inaugural season with

Naughty Marietta

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 8pm

Christ & St. Stephens Church
120 West 69th Street
New York, New York

Individual tickets are on sale now

artful.ly/vhrplive

$35 for Adults
Seniors/Students/Union Members pay $20 (w/proper ID).

Visit www.vhrplive.org for more information.


The Windsor Theatre Group

will present an

Original Melodrama
featuring the music of Victor Herbert

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
May 1 through May 24, 2015.

Ozark Theatre
103 E. Lockwood
Webster Groves, Missouri.

Watch this organization’s Facebook
page for further ticket information.


Light Opera of New York

will present Herbert’s 33rd operetta

The Only Girl (1914)

Friday, May 8, 2015, 7:30 pm and
Saturday, May 9, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

The Peter Norton Symphony Space
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
95th and Broadway
New York, NY

Watch the LOONY web site for ticket information.


Archived 2013-14 Productions


The Victor Herbert Renaissance Project LIVE!

begins its inaugural season with

“Art Is Calling For Me”

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 8pm

Christ & St. Stephens Church
120 West 69th Street
New York, New York

Season Passes and individual tickets are on sale now

artful.ly/vhrplive

Individual tickets are $35 for Adults
Seniors/Students/Union Members pay $20 (w/proper ID).

Visit www.vhrplive.org for more information.


Victor Herbert Renaissance Project LIVE! Inc.
and Concert Operetta Theater

present

an orchestral/vocal reading of

Victor Herbert's

Grand Opera Natoma

Friday, July 11, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Mary Flagler Cary Hall
450 W. 37th Street,
New York, NY 10001


The Ohio Light Opera

Announces Their 35th Festival Season

June 14 through August 9, 2014

featuring

Victor Herbert’s

Dream City and The Magic Knight (1906)

This is spectacular news as this 1906 production
most likely may not have been done since touring during 1907.

Watch this calendar for more information


Light Opera of New York

presents

Victor Herbert's

Orange Blossoms (1922)

Friday, April 25, 2014
and Saturday, April 26, 2014

Times TBA

The Thalia at
Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York Ccity

Ticket price TBA.

 


 

Concert Operetta Theatre

Dan Pantano, Artistic Director

presents

Two One Acts by Victor Herbert

Madeleine (Opera - 1914)
Cyrano de Bergerac
(Operetta -1899)

Saturday, March 22, 2014 
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Times TBA

Helen Corning Warden Theater
The Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Come celebrate the 100th Anniversary of
Madeleine and enjoy the rarely heard Cyrano
with a beautiful score and a new "pocket operetta" libretto by Alyce Mott

Tim Ribchester is music director, conductor and pianist

Ticket Information TBA


Maurice Peress, Vince Giordano and
the Nighthawks orchestra

will present

A 90th Anniversary Re-Creation of
Paul Whiteman’s Aeolian Hall Concert

“Experiment in Modern Music”

featuring the music of composers

Irving Berlin, Victor Herbert, Jerome Kern, Zez Confrey

and introducing

George Gershwin

playing his newest work

Rhapsody In Blue


joined by jazz pianist

Ted Rosenthal

soloist for Rhapsody in Blue


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

New York City's Town Hall
123 W 43rd Street
New York, 10036

Watch this site for Ticket availability


Chicago Folks Operetta

Oak Park, Illinois
2013 Children's Operetta Workshop

presents

Victor Herbert's

Babes In Toyland

December 7 & 8

The 19th Century Club
Oak Park, Illinois

Celebrate the holiday season  with Chicago Folks Operetta!
This funny and family friendly show has thrilled audiences around the world
with its infectious melodies, whimsical storytelling and magical journey to Toyland.

For tickets as of June 1visit www.chicagofolksoperetta.org.

Founded in 2006 by the husband and wife team of Gerald Frantzen and Alison Kelly
Chicago Folks Operetta (CFO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit theater company
devoted to the nurturing of live operetta through articulate and dynamic productions.


Newington Children's Theatre Company

presents

Victor Herbert’s

Babes in Toyland


Dec. 6 to 15, 2013

Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

NCTC Performing Arts Theatre
743 North Mountain Road
Newington, Connecticut

This production features youth from 8 to 18!

Tickets go on sale November 4
$12 ($15 at the door)
Students & Seniors  $10 ($12 at the door)


VHRP Live!

Alyce Mott, Artistic Director

makes its debut with

Victor Herbert's

Cyrano de Bergerac

Tuesday, November 19th at 8 pm
Wednesday, November 20th at 8 pm

Christ & St. Stephens Church
120 West. 69th Street
Between Broadway & Columbus

Adults $20 at the door
Students/Seniors $15 at door

Experience a micro production (65 minutes) of Herbert’s amazing
1899 score with all the drama and emotion of the famed Cyrano story
bursting between solos, duets and trios of ravishing beauty.
Claim your seat to be among the very few who can say ...

“I’ve actually seen Victor Herbert’s Cyrano de Bergerac!”


Seven Hills Sinfonietta

William White, conductor

presents

Victor Herbert’s

Suite for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 3

The complete 5 movement suite
quite possibly an American Debut

cellist Alan Rafferty
of the Cincinnati Symphony

Sunday, November 17th, 2013, 3:00 pm

B'nai Tzedek
6280 Kugler Mill Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236.

To our knowledge this work has never been played in its
entirety in America. We can find no history of either a concert
presentation with strings or a recording featuring more that three
of its movements. If you love Herbert, live anywhere near and
want a first time experience -- try to make this concert.

Admission is Free


Light Opera of New York

presents

Victor Herbert's

The MAGIC KNIGHT (1906)

Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at 7:30pm

National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue at 29th Street
New York City

This is a rare opportunity to see and hear one of Herbert's
classic opera spoof.  Originally written to be incorporated within
the 1906 Herbert operetta Dream City, but removed
for fear audiences might not understand it.
We are sure you will!

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased HERE.


Samantics

presents

Victor Herbert's

The Captive

Saturday, October 19, 2013
7:30pm
Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre

1010 Ulatis Drive
Vacaville, California

Friday, October 25, 2013
7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church

2100 J Street
Sacramento, California

Saturday, October 26, 2013
7:30 pm
St. Clement's Episcopal Church

2837 Claremont Boulevard
Berkeley, California

Here is a chance to hear a very rare Herbert work for
chorus and orchestra The Captive. Written in 1890 when Herbert was 32 years old,
it debuted at the Worcester Music Festival of 1891 and has rarely been heard
in the past 100 years after being published by Schirmer in 1915.
These concerts do not appear to be with orchestra,
but it remains a golden opportunity to hear this rare Herbert work.

Tickets at $15 at the door


 

Lyric Theatre of San Jose

presents

Victor Herbert’s

Cyrano de Bergerac

A Victor Herbert Renaissance Project Version
(w/fullly restored orchestral scores and parts)

Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 8pm
Sunday, July 28th at 2pm

Venue and ticket information To Come

Visit the Lyric's web site for more information


The Victorian Lyric Opera Company
presents

Victor Herbert’s

The Red Mill

June 6*, 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2013 at 8pm;
June 9 & 16, 2013 at 2pm
(* denotes preview performance)

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
603 Edmonston Drive
Rockville, MD.

Tickets: Adults $24, Seniors $20, Students $16
Purchase on-line.


Light Opera of New York

presents

A 100th Anniversary Production

VICTOR HERBERT'S

SWEETHEARTS

A Victor Herbert Renaissance Project Version

May 6 & 7 2013 at 7:30pm

Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
95th and Broadway - Part of Symphony Space
New York City

Visit the Symphony Space web site to purchase your tickets


Troupers Light Opera, Inc.

Norwalk, Connecticut
present

Victor Herbert’s
The Red Mill

(w/full orchestra)

April 6 (m&e), 13(m&e)
,
2013


Norwalk Concert Hall

Norwalk, Connecticut

Visit their web site to purchase tickets


Archived 2012 Productions


Library of Congress

presents
Concerts from the Library of Congress.

THE MUSICAL WORLDS OF VICTOR HERBERT

Monday, December 3, 8 pm
Coolidge Auditorium, Madison Building
Library of Congress


REBECCA LUKER, vocalist
RON RAINES, vocalist
AARON LAZAR, vocalist
KORLISS UECKER, vocalist
JERRY GROSSMAN, cellist
WILLIAM HICKS, music director and pianist. 

Pre-concert presentation - 6:15 pm - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)
A conversation with Loras John Schissel, Music Division and Alyce Mott
VHSource

Spend an intimate evening sampling Herbert’s operetta classics, including
Babes in Toyland, Naughty Marietta, and moments from the Ziegfield Follies
Rediscover an important composer and cellist who influenced Antonín Dvořák,
and later, great American musical theater figures like Irving Berlin and the Gershwins.

While tickets for this event are FREE, they must be reserved ahead
This can be done on-line -- there is a two ticket limit per order


Light Opera of New York

presents

Bringing Light Opera Out of the Dark

A Season Kick Off Concert Event

Friday, November 30th at 7:00 pm

The National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, (at 29th St.)
New York, NY 10001

Music Director: Seth Weinstein

Join us as we kick off the season at this exciting new venue
with a playlist of the most popular operetta tunes from 
LOONY's
recent seasons, including EileenDesert Song, and Mlle. Modiste.
Featuring some of LOONY's favorite performers and 
some equally dazzling newcomers.
A Silent Auction will accompany the event.

Only 60 tickets available, so reserve early. $40 each.


Comic Opera Guild

of Ann Arbor, Michigan

in its 39th Season

will present

Victor Herbert’s

The Red Mill

Saturday, March 31, 8pm
Sunday, April 1, 2pm

The Village Theater
50400 Cherry Hill Road
Canton, Michigan

For advance tickets - $20 each
$17 for seniors, $15 for students
call 734-394-5460 or visit
www.canton-mi.org/villagetheater
Tickets will also be available at the door.


Light Opera of New York

presents

Victor Herbert's

Eileen (1917)

Friday, March 16, 8pm
Saturday, March 17, 5pm

Landmark on the Park (4th Universalist Church)
76th and Central Park West
New York, New York

Tickets - $40-50
available on-line or
At the Door


Worcester Music Festival

Celebrating 152 Years of Bringing Music & Dance to
Central Massachusetts
Executive Director Stasia B. Hovenesian

Presents

Nordwest German Staatskapelle

Eugene Tzigane, Conductor

with
Amit Peled, Cello

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Performance 8:00 PM, Pre-concert Talk 7 PM
Tickets: $46, $43, students $20 advance/$15 at door.
Call for discounts, groups - Order Tickets

The program includes the first performance (with guest cellist Amit Peled) of
Victor Herbert's Cello Concerto No. 2.
Composer/conductor/cellist Herbert served as
associate conductor of the Festival from 1889-1892.

The Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonic has over the course of the last sixty years fulfilled an active role within the concert life of northwestern Germany as important cultural ambassadors for the region, throughout  Europe and internationally.  The past three years under Music Director Andris Nelsons marked a rich artistic period in the history and musical development of the orchestra, which has gained its national and international reputation from notable concerts in Germany and abroad.  Beginning with the 2010/11 season, the young American talent Eugene Tzigane will hold the position of Principal Conductor.

The Worcester Music Festival is the oldest Music Festival in the United States and carries a rich history.  Since 1858 it has been pre-eminent in presenting great performances by world-renowned orchestras and guest soloists, chamber music, ballet, world music and dance, jazz and choral masterworks. Music Worcester Inc. has made "a tradition of excellence" its hallmark and has been recognized by the Library of Congress.  The organization – originally known as the Worcester County Music Association – has been the presenter of the distinguished Worcester Music Festival since 1858.


The Highland Park Strings

Highland Park, Illinois

Sponsored by YEA! Highland Park

presents

its Annual Benefit

“Distant Border, Close Connections,”

Sunday,  Feb. 12, 2012 at 3 p.m

Bennett-Gordon Hall
Ravinia, Illinois
at Lake Cook and Green Bay Roads.

Soprano Michelle Areyzaga
Israeli cellist
Amit Peled

featuring Victor Herbert’s Cello Concerto No. 2

General admission is $40. For more information, call (847) 831-3622.


Opera AACC

In connection with

Anne Arundel Community College

presents

Victor Herbert’s
Naughty Marietta

Jan. 27-29 and Feb 3-4
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
3 p.m. Sunday (snow dates Feb. 10, 11)

at

The Robert Kauffman Theater
in the Pascal Center

AACC Arnold Campus
101 College Pkwy
Arnold, MD 21012

Tickets: $25 general admission; $15 senior citizens
groups, students and AACC employees;
$5 for those with valid AACC student ID.

For more information: Contact the box office at (410) 777-2457
or

e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

This is a twin celebration as Anne Arundel Community College celebrates 50 years and Opera AACC marks its 10th year. Founded by musician Douglas Brandt Byerly as artistic director, Opera AACC provides professional training for young artists and students and quality productions for the community.


Skylark Opera

presents

as part of Their Fifth Annual
Summer Opera Festival
June 8-17, 2012

Victor Herbert's
Mlle Modiste

Friday, June 8, 8pm
Sunday, June 10, 3pm
Thursday, June 14, 8pm
Saturday, June 16, 8pm

in repertory with

Leonard Bernstein’s
Wonderful Town

Saturday, June 9, 8pm
Wednesday, June 13, 8pm
Friday, June 15, 8pm
Sunday, June 17, 3pm

E.M. Pearson Theatre
312 N. Hamline Ave.
Concordia University
St. Paul, Minnesota.

The festival will present four performances each of two contrasting American masterpieces, Leonard Bernstein's exuberant musical Wonderful Town and exquisite operetta Mlle Modiste. Both productions will be fully staged, cast with professional singers and actors from the Twin Cities and the Upper Midwest, and accompanied by professional orchestra. Like all Skylark performances, the shows will be sung in English, without electronic amplification, in an intimate venue that draws the audience into the action. Skylark will also offer free pre-performance talks and post-performance talkbacks.

To order Festival tickets, contact TicketWorks or
call 612-343-3390.

 


 

Concert Operetta Theater

Dan Pantano, Executive Director
opens its 2012-2013 10th season with

Victor Herbert’s

"Thine Alone"


Saturday, June 23 at 4pm
Sunday, June 24 at 4pm


Helen Corning Warden Theater
The Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sopranos Jennifer Holbrook and
Megan Monaghan
Tenor Jeffrey Halili
Baritone Daniel Pantano

Jose Melendez, music director and pianist.

Visit COT’s web site for more information regarding tickets.


 

Canton Comic Opera Co.

Presents

A TICKET TO THE TWENTIES
A Tribute to Ted Lewis and Paul Whiteman

featuring

Victor Herbert’s
Suite of Serenades (1924)

Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 pm

Canton Palace Theatre
605 Market Ave N.
Canton, Ohio


Tickets $15 General Admission
Tickets Go On Sale in May


Canton Comic Opera Co.

Presents

Victor Herbert's

THE ONLY GIRL

A Musical Farcical Comedy (1914)
Book and Lyrics by Henry Blossom

Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm


Glen Oak High School Theatre
1801 Schneider St. N.E.
Canton, OH 44721


Tickets $20 General Admission; $10 for Students


Ocean City Pops

Ocean City, New Jersey
in conjunction with
Concert Operetta Theater (Philadelphia)


presents

Victor Herbert

“Thine Alone”.

Sunday, August 12th, 8:00pm

Ocean City Music Pier
Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk
Between 8th and 9th Streets
off Atlantic or Ocean Avenues
Ocean City, New Jersey

Sopranos Jennifer Holbrook, Megan Monaghan
Tenor Jeffrey Halili
Baritone Daniel Pantano

Jose Melendez, Guest Conductor

This wonderful concert takes place on the boardwalk
with the gentle sounds of the Atlantic Ocean
surrounding the concert hall.

Taffy, seafood restaurants and typical boardwalk
amenities also abound!

Tickets are $15 and $10. Visit the Ocean City Pops web site for more information.



 

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