The Society of Musical Arts concludes its 2015-2016 season with a free concert in Maplewood. Tragic Lovers will feature moving music by Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet, Faure: Pelleas and Melisande, Wagner: Tristan and Isolde. Also on the program is Natalie Polito, soprano, with more tragedy—Mendelssohn: Infelice and other sad songs. You might to bring a box of tissues with you to the concert!
Member of the Society of Musical Arts Orchestra are talented semi-professional and amatuer musicians from Maplewood and the surrounding area. The Society gives three free concerts each year, led by Maestro Stephen Culbertson of West Orange. Culbertson is known for his innovative programming and for bringing some of his wide network of musicians and composers to work with the orchestra.