‘Ecstatic Expression in Song’ June 29, 2018

The Opera Project presents

ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm)

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 320 East 15th Ave. Vancouver (@ Sophia St one block east of Main)

Fasten your seatbelts for an operatic extravaganza featuring stirring music, traditional costume and a n international guest star! Ecstatic Expression in Song showcases the advanced singers of The Opera Project, led by acclaimed Canadian soprano Heidi Klassen. Go on a musical adventure ranging from the early music of Bach, Handel and Mozart to romantic highlights by Verdi, Puccini and Rachmaninoff. Rediscover familiar favourites like Gershwin, take in some sensual Spanish guitar, and enjoy wonderful Chinese and Turkish music presented by an all-star cast. Keep your eye out for a guest appearance by Arzu Semerci from Istanbul Opera, performing with Vancouver’s own Turkish Choir Orchestra . Proceeds will support the productions and programming of Opera Mariposa, a Vancouver-based group for young and emerging performers – so don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event, bursting with talented artists, sumptuous arias and global flavour!

Admission by donation (suggested $20) – available at the door

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Featuring

Heidi Klassen, soprano

Arzu Semerci, contralto

Camilla Shi, soprano

Alicia Tao, soprano

Sylvia del Vall e Garcia, soprano

Christina Kent, mezzo-soprano

Elisa Rolston, soprano

Bonnie Dodds, contralto

with Eric Hominick, piano

and the Vancouver Turkish Choir Orchestra

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Learn more about The Opera Project:

http://www.theoperaproject.org/

Learn more about Opera Mariposa:

http://operamariposa.com/

RSVP to the Facebook event and invite your friends:

https://www.facebook.com/events/652082745139425/

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