Written by Joran Sakal
Willimantic, Conn. - The Eastern faculty and students will present "Magic, Myth and Mozart" -- opera suitable for children and families "--on Dec. 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Betty R. Tipton Room in Eastern's Student Center.
The concert features two operatic selections from Mozart -- "The Marriage of Figaro" and "The Magic Flute"; Engelbert Humperdinck's classic "Hansel and Gretel"; and John Rutter's operetta "The Reluctant Dragon," based on the beloved children's story by Kenneth Grahame.
The event is directed by Professors David Belles and. Emily Riggs of the Music Department. Admission is free, but donations of a new or gently used book to be given to deserving children would be appreciated.