SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 AT 8PM
WALT DISNEY THEATER AT THE DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Opera responds to the Pulse Night Club Tragedy with a benefit concert that supports the vital infrastructure that supports diversity and understanding in our community. Opera Orlando has coordinated a concert featuring some of the art form’s brightest national stars supported by professional musicians from throughout Florida. Internationally-renowned David Charles Abell will conduct and legendary baritone Sherrill Milnes will be one of the evening’s hosts. Tickets are $25-$125 and go on sale August 19th. Opera Orlando will be joined by the Orlando Ballet and several opera companies from across the state including Opera Tampa, Opera Naples, St. Petersburg Opera, Sarasota Opera, First Coast Opera, and others. Pulitzer Prize winners Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell will also be presenting a new vocal work at this concert.
Artists include sopranos Ana Maria Martinez, Sarah Joy Miller, and Cecilia Violetta Lopez, Mezzo-Soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, tenors Cody Austin and Javier Abreu, and baritones Mark Walters and Davis Gaines, all joined by an over 50 piece orchestra from across greater Central Florida and a 150 voice mass chorus put together by opera companies from across the state.
On Friday, November 13th at 7:30PM in Edson Chapel, Plymouth Congregational Church and IlluminArts invite you to enjoy Songs of Pilgrimage and Thanksgiving, featuring performances by Javier Abreu, Amanda Crider, Susan Hellman Spatafora and Mary Adelyn Kauffman Program to include music by Aaron Copland, William Bolcom, Gene Scheer, Carlos Buchardo, Astor Piazzolla, Antonin Dvorak and much more!