June 21, Saturday: Bronx Zoo or
Choose between touring the Bronx Zoo, home to more than 4000 animal species, or the Botanical Gardens, home to 250 acres of grounds and 47 gardens! Lunch on your own.
Leaving at 8:30 AM
Total with bus ride and driver's tip: Bronx Zoo (includes rides): Child (12 or under) $54, Senior or AAUW member $56, Adult $59
Botanical Gardens: Child (12 or under) $47, Senior or AAUW member $55; Adult $57
Four Bagatelles – FIRST TIME EVER SEEN AT SPAC (Beethoven/Robbins), Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy/Robbins), Symphony in C (Bizet/Balanchine), Interplay (Gould/Robbins).
Pre-Performance Talk at 1:00 PM; performance at 2 PM
Optional picnic or lunch in
Total cost with bus ride and driver's tip: $64
Don't miss Shakespeare’s gender-bending comic adventure where men are women and women are men, leading to hilarious antics. Egos and comic mishaps abound, but in the end true love wins. Directed by John Christain Plummer. The HV Players were hilarious last year.
August 3, Sunday: Tanglewood & YoYo Ma
The many-faceted career of cellist Yo-Yo Ma reflects his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences and to find connections that stimulate the imagination. Yo-Yo Ma performs Lalo's Cello Concerto. The concert also features Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances.
Bus, tip and shed tickets $69 (Seated toward the rear of the shed, you may want binoculars).Leaving at 11 AM from
August 24, Sunday: Glimmerglass,
Bellini's I Capuletti i Montecchi (Romeo & Juliet)
Bellini's I Capuletti i Montecchi: Two warring families, a tragic love affair: the tale of Romeo and Juliet cries out for the expressive power of the operatic voice, thrillingly exploited here by a master vocal composer. This elegant production imparts an ethereal vision of enduring love -- and transcendent death. New production. Sung in Italian with English titles.
Best seats: $119, Balcony $103.Leaving at 8 AM,
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The Small Print
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