Assemblywoman Galef Showcases the Taconic Opera Company on her TV Show “Dear Sandy”

July 27, 2012
Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is joined by Taconic Opera Sopranos Vittoria Miranda and Lindy Wilkinson.
Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosts two sopranos, Vittoria Miranda and Lindy Wilkinson from the Taconic Opera Company, on her cable show “Dear Sandy.” Taconic Opera, an exciting regional company, started 14 years ago in Yorktown, will soon be performing at SUNY Purchase.

Miranda and Wilkinson explore with Assemblywoman Galef the challenges and rewards of mounting regional opera and the pleasure they experience watching their audiences grow. They also discuss the satisfaction they feel when performing for school children. They explain the roles that exist for professionals as well as volunteers, and how important the whole enterprise is to opera lovers. Galef talks with them about how they became opera singers, the training they had to undertake, and what makes their efforts so satisfying.

“ I am pleased to able to share with a wider audience all there is to know about the great work the Taconic Opera Company is doing in our area, so that even more people can have their lives enriched by these performances,” said the assemblywoman.

To learn more about the Opera Company and its plans for future seasons, tune in to cable television at the following dates and times.

“Taconic Opera Company” airs as follows:

Cablevision
Fridays, August 3, 10, 17, & 24
9:00 P.M.
Ossining and Peekskill Channel 15

(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)
Wappingers Falls Channel 21
(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)
and
Yorktown Channel 74

(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)

Comcast
Fridays, August 3, 10, 17
7:30 P.M.
Carmel, Kent, Mahopac & Putnam Valley Channel 8

Verizon FiOS Customers
Please check your local listings for specific air times.