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Amahl & The Night Visitors • Gian Carlo Menotti

  • Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen 296 West 9th Street New York, NY 10001 United States (map)

AME is the orchestra for On Site Opera at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen in New York City, with a production of Amahl & The Night Visitors, a one act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti.

AME Artists
Flute: Sato Moughalian  |  Oboe: Keve Wilson, Boris Baev  |  Clarinet: Nicholas Gallas
Bassoon: Charles McCracken  |  Horn: Rheagan Osteen  |  Trumpet: Jonathan Heim
Percussion: Clara Warnaar  |  Harp: Jacqui Kerrod
Violins: Max Moston, Robin Braun, Regi Papa, Victoria Paterson, Jose Pietri-Coimbre
Viola: JJ Johnson, Whitney La Grange  |  Cello: Dave Eggar, Alexandra Jones  |  Bass: Pawel Knapik


Amahl and the Night Visitors is an opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti with an original English libretto by the composer. It was commissioned by NBC and first performed by the NBC Opera Theatre on December 24, 1951, in New York City at NBC studio 8H in Rockefeller Center, where it was broadcast live on television from that venue as the debut production of the Hallmark Hall of Fame. It was the first opera specifically composed for television in America.

Tickets will be available through On Site Opera later this coming fall.