OperaSLO Gala Extraordinaire
Saturday, May 11, 4pm | Performing Arts Center SLOBuy Tickets
The first annual Countywide Gala Extraordinaire is a collaboration of professionals, local arts organizations and county school groups performing famous selections of music and dance. This event is sponsored by the County Office of Education with a mission to promote learning by facilitating students working alongside professional artists in professional performance opportunities and venues.
Come support our local arts students and be a part of this magical educational experience! This special concert pairs students with OperaSLO Resident Artists, accompanied by the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra, under the direction of Artistic and General Director Dr. Brian Asher Alhadeff. The program lineup includes:
"Light A Candle For Peace" featuring solo performances by Kaia Ferreira, Los Osos Middle School, and Gage Neumann, Atascadero High School, and combined choruses;
Medley from "Wicked" featuring soloists Olivia Bennett and Madelynn Schultz, both from Morro Bay High School;
"The Composer's Aria" (Sein wir wieder gut!) from Ariadne auf Naxos featuring OperaSLO Resident Artist Holly Banfield, Mezzo Soprano;
"Blue Tango" and "El Choco: Tango Argentino" performed by Ballet Theater San Luis Obispo;
"Swan Lake" (Waltz from Act 1) featuring Movement Arts Center, San Luis Obispo;
OperaSLO Resident Artist Amy Goymerac, soprano, will sing "Saper Vorreste" from Um Ballo in Maschera;
OperaSLO Resident Artist Alba Franco-Cancél, Soprano, will perform "The Bell Song" (L'Air des clochettes) from Lakmé
"Overture to South Pacific" featuring the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra;
"Barcarolle" (Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour) from The Tales of Hoffman featuring OperaSLO Resident Artists Amy Goymerac, Soprano, Holly Banfield, Mezzo-Soprano, and combined school choruses.
This event is sponsored by the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education whose mission is to promote the arts by facilitating students working alongside professional artists in a professional setting.
Saturday, May 11 - 4pm
Performing Arts Center SLO
1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
To order tickets by phone, call (805) 756-4849 Mon-Sat 12-6pm!
If you would like to inquire about free tickets for school groups, please contact Brent Moser, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education at: firstname.lastname@example.org.