MADISON, NJ — Opera at Florham presents its Holiday Musicale, ‘A Little Night Music,’ on Sunday,  December 13 at 3 p.m. in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, featuring a variety of famous songs from the American Songbook by the famous composers, Sondheim and Bernstein, and conclude with a selection of traditional Holiday Carols.  This Musicale will take place at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, Madison, NJ. 

The venue, Lenfell Hall located in Hennessy Hall, was the drawing room of the Twombly family when they lived in the 100-room mansion.

The Musicale will be in collaboration with Coro Lirico, a New Jersey-based concert opera chorus of 35 singers, under its Music Director, Warren Helms.  They perform regularly in the NY/NJ Metropolitan area.  In addition to the Chorus of Coro Lirico, The Musicale will feature four soloists, bass player and piano accompaniment by Warren Helms. 

The program will begin with Leonard Bernstein’s overture to Candide played by Warren Helms and Tim Metz, followed by other favorites such as selections from West Side Story, and pieces from Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Send in the Clowns and more.  Holiday carols will round out the program.  Light refreshments will be served at Intermission.
Everyone is encouraged to bring children and grandchildren to Opera at Florham’s events as this is a wonderful way to introduce them to the beautiful and varied world of music.  There is no charge for children under 12 years old when accompanied by an adult.

Funding has been made possible in part by funds from the Morris Arts Council through the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tickets are $35 for regular admission, $30 for seniors, and $10 for students. Special rates are available for Groups of 10 or more at $25 per ticket. Tickets can be ordered by calling 973-443-8620 or on the website Checks can be mailed to Opera at Florham, P. O. Box 343, Convent Station, NJ 07961.

The College at Florham of Fairleigh Dickinson University is located at 285 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ. For more information, visit

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