WQXR is a media partner for the Taconic Opera’s production of Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele, at the SUNY Purchase Recital Hall. On a trip from heaven to hell and back, the Devil attempts to show Faust a perfect moment in order to capture his soul. Boito was Verdi’s librettist for Falstaff, Otello and Simon Boccanegra. As his only completed opera, Mefistofele is considered one of the most intelligent, forward-thinking, and inspiring operas of all time. Dan Montez, director, proclaims that this is his favorite opera of all time.
Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28,