- East End Arts is pleased to announce April's installment of the Third Thursdays Arts-in-Community Series at Brecknock Hall, located at One Brecknock Road, Greenport, to be held on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. "A Night at the Opera," led by Long Island Opera Executive Director Joy Berta
, will be a rare opportunity for North Fork audiences to discover the beauty of Opera, and its essential existence in our community today.
This unique event is a Master Class Seminar to discuss Opera in general, and how to gain more appreciation for the art of Opera. Berta will lead an open discussion about "Opera Essentials" and Opera's timeless ability to engage and enlighten the human soul. Additionally, Long Island Opera singers will delight the audience with a showcase of favorite opera arias and duets. Guest performers include Berta, Soprano; Marc Schreiner
, Tenor; and Fabio Bezuti
, Pianist. This free event is open to the public.
The East End Arts School is very pleased to present this series of Arts-in-Community forums and presentations on the third Thursday of every month, at the magnificent and historic Brecknock Hall in Greenport (One Brecknock Road). A similar series is held the First Friday of each month at East End Arts' main campus on East Main Street in Riverhead.
In addition to the Third Thursdays series, the East End Arts School offers a variety of visual and performing art classes and workshops for adults and children at its satellite location in Greenport at Brecknock Hall. The Winter/Spring class schedule will is now available at the website.
East End Arts' First Fridays and Third Thursdays programs are made possible, in part, by the Miracle-Gro Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Long Island Community Foundation. The Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) is the Island''s community foundation, making grants to improve our region and helping donors with their philanthropy since 1978. LICF identifies current and future community needs, strengthen the Island's nonprofit sector, encourage philanthropy, and, with generous donors, builds permanent endowments to address these needs. More than $130 million has been granted from hundreds of funds established by individuals, families, and businesses. LICF is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the country's oldest and largest community foundations. For more information go to www.licf.org
East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission of bringing the arts to everyone and inspiring communities through service, advocacy and education.