Bensonhurst’s Phil Nuzzo To Lead Metro Chamber Orchestra To Celebrate Giuseppe Verdi

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Phil Nuzzo Conducts the Metro Chamber Orchestra. Source: Facebook

The 200th birthday of beloved Italian musical genius Guiseppe Verdi is approaching this month, and Bensonhurst’s Phil Nuzzo is leading his Metro Chamber Orchestra to celebrate the musical master’s birth, according to a press release.

Nuzzo is the artistic director of the Metro Chamber Orchestra (MCO), a group that performs both the traditional classics of Mozart and works of modern and new composers.

On February 23, the MCO will join the Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale and the Brooklyn Wind Symphony at 8 p.m. to celebrate Verdi’s life at St. Anne and the Holy Trinity located at 157 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights.

The performance will culminate for a grand finale, culling over 125 musicians from the three groups to perform the Triumphal Scene from the Verdi’s famous opera Aida.

Tickets are available for $25 through brownpapertickets.com/verdigala. Additional information may be obtained on the MCO website, www.themetrochamberorchestra.org.

  • EndofDaze

    Bravo! But trust me, most people under the age of fifty five, in these parts, to their impoverishment, don’t care about, were never exposed to, or listen to this magnificent operatic music, by the great Italian maestro!!!