Friday, December 1, 2017

FILM ABOUT DISCOVERY OF SCARLATTI MANUSCRIPT TOPIC OF FILM

Scarlatti in New Jersey
A film by Robert W. Butts & Brian Foran

WHEN: Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM
WHERE:
Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey
ADMISSION: Free
For further information on the film, click here

Dr. Jude Pfister, Chief of Cultural Resources at Morristown National Historical Park, discovered a 1693 manuscript of La Giuditta, opera/oratorio by the great Baroque composer Alessandro Scarlatti. 

Maestro Robert W. Butts, Conductor of The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, edited the manuscript and conducted the first modern-day performance of the complete work in New York City.

A special encore performance was presented at Washington's Headquarters Museum on May 1, 2016. 

This film is the story of that discovery and performance.

Washington's Headquarters Museum Auditorium is at #1 on map above.