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NEOC Presentation
January 30, 2020


Porgy and Bess

by George Gershwin
Erika Reitshamer, Speaker

This presentation by the Weston Public Library is open to the public

Porgy and Bess

Porgy and Bess tells the story of the unshakeable love between Porgy, a crippled beggar, and Bess, a beautiful woman haunted by the demons of her past. It was George Gershwin’s final stage work and is a combination of opera, jazz, folk, and spirituals.

Met transmission in HD on February 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Speaker Erika Reitshamer is a lifelong student and lover of opera who thoroughly enjoys passing on her passion to others. She was active in the formation of the Boston Lyric Opera Company, has led opera tours to Europe and served as Vice President of the Boston Wagner Society. She is a board member of the New England Opera Club, member of Sudbury Opera Lovers Organization and teacher of opera appreciation for LLARC at Regis College, LTL in the towns of Sharon, Sherborn and Newton


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Date:
January 30, 2020

Time:
3:00 PM

Place:
Weston Public Library
87 School St, Weston

Telephone:
781.786.6150

Directions

From 128/95

  • Take Route 128 to Exit 26 (Route 20).
  • Go west on Route 20 about 1.5 miles to the second traffic light, which is on the corner of Route 20 and School Street.
  • Turn left on School Street.
  • The library is 4/10 of a mile on your right, just before the Field School.

From the Mass Pike Heading West

  • Take the Weston Exit off the Mass. Pike, Exit 15.
  • Follow the signs for 128/95 North. Follow the directions above.

 

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