Pirates & Mermaids, An Entertaining Evening of Song, Opera & Sea Chanteys

Imagine an evening under the stars with a special selection of songs themed around legendary…
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Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Date
Saturday, June 26
Time
7:00 pm – 7:50 pm

Event Details

Date
Saturday, June 26
Time
7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Location

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
1124 East 7th Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

Presented By
Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
Wilmington Concert Opera
Event Type
Ticket Cost
$25

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Description

Wilmington Concert Opera presents an entertaining outdoor evening of opera and sea chanteys performed on the tall ship Kalmar Nyckel with reserved dockside seating for $25 on Saturday, June 26, 7:00pm.  Proceeds support the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, which is hosting the event at the Copeland Maritime Center, 1124 East 7th Street, Wilmington, DE. Rain date is Sunday, June 27 at 7:00pm. For everyone’s health, masks and social distancing required.

Imagine an evening under the stars with a special selection of songs themed around legendary pirates and mermaids with the beautiful Kalmar Nyckel as the backdrop. The program runs 50 minutes and features the following selections:

  • “Homeward Bound” (traditional sea chantey) – Michael A. Lienhard
  • “Senta’s Ballad” from “Der Fliegende Holländer” by Richard Wagner – Ashley Becker
  • “I am a Pirate King” from “The Pirates of Penzance” by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan – John Miles
  •  “Sea Fever” by John Ireland – Michael A. Lienhard
  • “Woman” from “The Pirate Queen” by Claude-Michel Schönberg – Christa Schimitsch
  • “Mermaid’s Aria” from “Oberon” by Carl Maria von Weber – Marisa Robinson
  • “Amsterdam” by Jacques Brel – Michael A. Lienhard
  •  “Song to the Moon” from “Rusalka” by Antonín Dvořák – Kirsten C. Kunkle
  • “Hook’s Waltz” from “Peter Pan” by Jule Styne – Kevin Patrick
  • “Drunken Sailor” (traditional sea chantey) – Michael A. Lienhard and Cast (Singalong)

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