June 10, 2020

Princeton Festival Continues With Performances, Podcasts

The Princeton Festival has added events to the second week of its free “Virtually Yours” online performing arts series. A performance of Georg Philipp Telemann’s Fantasia #8 in E major by Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra violinist Maria Romero will stream on Thursday, June 11. Romero was earlier interviewed in a podcast about her career, which is now available on the Festival website.

The roster for the online season also includes entertainment by a Latin dance band, including dance lessons; an opera workshop; a podcast on costuming; a Baroque concert; and Mozart’s popular opera Le Nozze di Figaro.

“We’re happy these wonderful artists are joining our virtual season,” said Richard Tang Yuk, executive and artistic director. “We’re planning to announce more added attractions for the final two weeks as well.”

Most events will be available from 9 a.m. the day they debut through June 28. The week two schedule includes a podcast interview on “Costuming Operas and Musicals” with Marie Miller on Wednesday, June 10; “Signature Artists Showcase” with Baroque violinist Maria Montero playing Telemann’s Fantasia #8 in E major, and Session 1 of 4-part Digital Opera Workshop with Kyle Masson, on Thursday, June 11.

The Princenton Festival Baroque Orchestra’s 2019 Festival concert, featuring music of C.P.E. Bach, Vivaldi, Zelenka, Corelli, and Lully is available on WWFM radio and the wwfm.org website on Friday, June 12. This concert will be streamed only once.

Beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, the Fleur Seule Latin band’s Video Playlist, including basic dance instructions, is scheduled. On Sunday, June 14 at 1 p.m., a video stream of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro from the Festival’s 2015 production, is streamed. This opera will be streamed only once.

For more details on these events, plus a full list of “Virtually Yours” events in the remaining two weeks of the season, visit princetonfestival.org/virtually-yours.