A Night at the Opera Gala and Reception (16 August)
A Night at the Opera and Reception
Fregeau Auditorium, Marshall School
1215 Rice Lake Road
August 16 at 7:30 pm
$30 adult and $15 youth/student
pre-concert reception hosted by Minnesota Public Radio
Join MPR classical music host and our Master of Ceremonies, Steve Staruch, for this Festival Gala Opening Night concert. We will present ten leading operatic voices from around America to create a night of unforgettable operatic highlights. Selections will include highlights from Lucia di Lammermoor, Turandot, Rigoletto, Carmen, Fidelio, Romeo et Juliette, La Boheme and more. Our DFO featured singers will be New York City Opera’s Matthew Curran and Kirk Dougherty, the Metropolitan Opera’s Nathan Herfindahl, San Francisco Opera’s Linh Kaufmann, Minnesota Opera’s Timothy James, Gerry Schmidt, Victoria Vargas, Amy Wolf; and the winner of the Nico Castel International Vocal Competition, Holly Sorensen.