Over the centuries, the story of Cinderella and her cruel stepmother and ugly stepsisters has been interpreted in countless ways across different genres. Gioachino Rossini's La Cenerentola is perhaps the most famous operatic version of the Cinderella story, and it is like no other interpretation. This opera has no fairy godmother, no pumpkin that turns into a carriage, and no glass slipper.
The Amenda Quartet and Friends will join Julia Figueras for this month's Backstage Pass to perform, share how the quartet was formed, and talk about their upcoming performance at the First Unitarian Church on September 28. The group, who will be joined by guest violist Maria Lambros and cellist Michael Kannen, will perform Beethoven and a movement of the Kodaly.