The Friends of Music, at Burbank First United Methodist Church, proudly presents an Opera Gala, “Mezzo’s and More!” on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. in the church’s sanctuary at700 N. Glenoaks Blvd.in Burbank.
This wonderful afternoon of music is presented in collaboration with the Independent Opera Company. It will feature selections from Carmen by Bizet, La Traviata and Rigoletto by Verdi, Marriage of Figaro and Abduction from the Seraglio by Mozart, Lucia Di Lammermoor by Donizetti, Die Fledermaus by Strauss, A Little Night Music by Sondheim, Cabaret by Kander and Eb, and more! They will be performed by over 20 artists.
The Friends of Music are pleased to be presenting this concert, put together under the artistic and music direction of Galina Barskya, creator of the Independent Opera Company. The IOC is committed to presenting the highest quality performances at affordable prices and to create pleasurable experiences to opera lovers as well as to introduce opera to newcomers. By creating truly positive artistic experiences for everybody involved, the IOC also gives an opportunity for young singers to fully develop their art and for experienced singers to master their skills even more. Young and seasoned singers work together in harmony to give audiences a chance to experience the magical and transforming power of opera! It should prove to be an amazing afternoon of music.
Tickets for this special musical event are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. The Friends of Music mission is to bring quality music performances to the community. For further information please call the church office at (818) 845-1531 ext 109 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The performance begins at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary atBurbankFirstUnitedMethodistChurch located at700 N. Glenoaks Blvd. inBurbank. A reception for all guests will follow in Trever Hall. Free childcare is available.