The Belleayre Music Festival (Warning: automatic music playing website) at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount is hosting a production of Verdi’s classic opera “La Traviata” at 8pm on Saturday. Directed by Don Westwood, the opera features a cast of 50 singers and musicians – many from major international opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, the NYC Opera and La Scala) – supported by the Community Chorale of the Catskills.
Reserved tent seating tix are $46, $56 and $66; lawn admission is $25.
Here’s the cool part: Belleayre Music Festival is offering a money-back guarantee. Their latest press release proudly proclaims, “If you buy a tent ticket to our Saturday, July 23 performance of Verdi’s ‘La Traviata,’ and you do not experience a wonderful evening of theater, we will refund your ticket price!”