Opera League Announces 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Pikes Peak Opera League announces its 40th Anniversary Celebration to benefit Opera Theatre of the Rockies, summer 2019 Vocal Arts Festival Participant Scholarships. The event is on Saturday, March 30 at the El Paso Club, 30 East Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs. This special evening features Jennifer DeDominici, soprano and Dan Brink, piano presenting musical remembrances that highlight "Legacies: Past, Present and Future."
The gala evening begins with a social hour at 5:00 pm with cash bar at the elegant El Paso Club followed by dinner with food stations at 5:45 pm. The musical program will be a mix of opera and musical theater favorites, beginning at 6:30 pm.
Join for this wonderful evening of celebration, fine dining and music as we remember 40 years of opera here in our community. Pikes Peak Opera League is an active group of 200 dedicated opera enthusiasts who meet monthly on the first Wednesday morning of each month to share their love of the art form. Talented artists present a professional music program at every meeting. The League welcomes new members to attend a meeting and then join the organization at any time during the year.
This special event is one of many the League presents year-round throughout the community. The featured fall and spring celebrations have become very popular, having been sold out from year to year. So, please get your tickets soon. It is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Tickets are $75 per person ($50 is tax deductible) and are available online at the League's web site, www.pikespeakoperaleague.org or you may mail your check and reservations in to Pike Peak Opera league, P.O. Box 38478, Colorado Springs, CO 80937. RSVP no later than March 24 please.
"Opera Theatre of the Rockies is most grateful to the Pikes Peak Opera League for their unending support and dedication," says its Founder and Artistic Director, Martile Rowland. "The hard work of their wonderful volunteers throughout the year is nothing short of remarkable. We are so fortunate in Colorado Springs to be able to say we have such an outstanding auxiliary group of opera lovers who come together and allow us to showcase our company's extraordinary talent. What a splendid way to spend an evening -celebrating with warm camaraderie, delicious food and glorious music."
Sponsors are Dr. Susan Rae Jensen & Mr. Tom Trainer, Herman Tiemens, the Tiemens Foundation and Wells Fargo Bank.
Visit the League's web site at www.pikespeakoperaleague.org for more information.