In preparation for a full staged production in Szeged, Hungary at the Armel Opera Festival, CCO presents a concert version of Michael Dellaira's new opera, based on the Joseph Conrad novel, The Secret Agent. The original cast welcomes the laureates of the Armel Opera Competition: Adrienn Miksch, soprano, from Hungary, as Winnie and Nicolas Rigas, Baritone, from France, as Verloc. The concert performance will be directed by Sam Helfrich and Emmy-nominated conductor Sara Jobin, will conduct. The Secret Agent is a story of social tragedy and intimate human drama taking place in late 19th century London. It chronicles a stirring tale of political intrigue among anarchists and government officials. Merkin Hall Kaufman Center, 129 West 67th Street, NYC. Wednesday night 8pm.