SARATOGA SPRINGS – Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced that the company’s critically acclaimed recording of Marc Blitzstein’s The Cradle Will Rock will be featured TONIGHT March 15th, 2019, on the CBS series Hawaii Five-0 (Season 9, Episode 19).
The upcoming episode, which airs at 9 pm, will feature an excerpt from the song, “Honolulu” performed by Opera Saratoga artists tenors Brian Wallin, Spencer Viator, mezzo soprano Heather Jones and bass Matt Boehler. Maestro John Mauceri conducted the Opera Saratoga Orchestra.
Opera Saratoga’s recording of The Cradle Will Rock was recorded live during the company’s 20177 Summer Festival. The production and recording have received international attention for its restoration of Blitzstein’s original orchestrations. The recording was issued by Bridge Records, and is available at all major retailers, online, and through iTunes.