Caldwell University Hosting Free Hansel and Gretel Opera, 2pm, Saturday, Nov. 22; 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
CALDWELL, NJ - Caldwell University, is marking the 75th year of its formation with special events throughout the year. The Music Department is presenting a free performance of Engelbert Humperdinck's opera Handel and Gretel this weekend in the Alumni Theatre on campus. Parking is always free; the university is located at 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell.
The opera will be sung in English and is suitable for children age 8 and above. The event will begin at 2pm on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Along with Isabella Perretti, of Caldwell, who plays a Gingerbread Child, the cast includes Caldwell University students:
The performance is free. Audience members are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Caldwell Food Pantry.
President Dr. Nancy H. Blattner
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today's global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life.