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An Evening at the Opera

 Friday October 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. 


Central United Church of Christ (Jefferson City)

The Southside Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to join us in the sanctuary of Central United Church of Christ on the evening of Friday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m. for “An Evening At The Opera”. This performance will feature a selection of arias and choruses from the following operas:
.    Carmen by Bizet,
.    Lakmé by Delibes,
.    L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti,
.     Marriage of Figaro by Mozart,
.     La boheme by Puccini,
.    Die Fledermaus by Strauss, Jr., and
.    La Traviata and Rigoletto by Verdi

An impressive group of vocal talent from central Missouri will join SPO for this concert. These vocalists include:
.    Christina Bonsall
.    Michael Brand
.    Samantha Crabill
.    Kerry Cordray
.    Rachel Gerlt
.    Ryan Hampton,
.    Bethany Kiral Moebes
.    Christine Nichols, and
.    Sandra Troutt

The selections being presented range from lighthearted and fun to emotional and heart-wrenching. They include:
.    “Chorus of the Cigarette Girls” and “Habanera” (from Carmen)
.    “Flower Duet” (from Lakmé),
.    “Quanto e bella, quanto e cara” and “Una furtiva lagrima” (from L’elisir d’amore),
.    “Dove sono” and “Sull’aria” (from Marriage of Figaro),
.    “Quando m’en vo” and “Donde lieta” (from La boheme),
.    “Laughing Song” (from Die Fledermaus),
.    “Libiamo” (“The Drinking Song”) and “Sempre libera” (from La Traviata), and
.    “Bella figlia dell’amore” (from Rigoletto)

Musicians for this performance continue to be some of the finest in central Missouri: Sarah Fragiskatos , Katie Smyth, Graham Bond, Fred Lowrance, Terri Lloyd, Zack Mertens, Ryan McFall, Lindsey Tevebaugh, Rachel Gray, Tommy Tripp, Todd Yatsook, Dan Witter, Tom Higgins, Gary Sanders, Johanna Boyer, Alexandre Negrão, Cheryl Nield, Shaelen Uthe, Rory Mott, Emily Gurl, Alexandria Allen, Randi King, Marilyn Beissenherz, Missy McPheeters, Cheryl-Anne Patin, Tricia Kroll, Terry Jones, Izzak Green, and Blaine Smallwood.

Tickets are $15 for adults ($7 for students) and are available at the door.* We hope that you will join us for this momentous occasion.

*Note that we made the decision not to utilize Eventbrite ticket pre-sales for this concert. It was not used by many people, and the Eventbrite fees ended up costing those who purchased tickets through this method a few extra dollars per ticket If you prefer not to carry cash, we do have the capability to accept credit/debit cards at the concert, and there will be no extra fee for you. You will pay the regular ticket price. We apologize for any inconvenience that this change might cause you.

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