From the earliest surviving opera, to a world premiere, from recitals to dance parties, this will be our most ambitious season yet. We look forward to working with friends old and new to make it all happen.
With small opera companies dwindling in New York City because of lack of funding, it is unusual to see a small company spring up, survive, and grow. The Cantanti Project has defied these odds and recently presented a fully staged production of Handel’s Alcina on February 28, 2016.
The way [Angelica is] written, you can play her as a haughty princess who just takes what she wants (Medoro) and doesn't care about the consequences of her actions (Orlando's broken heart), or you can play her as a victim of her circumstances who happens to fall in love at the wrong time with the wrong guy.