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Opera in the Park

 

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Photos by Lani Garfield.  To download or purchase prints please visit www.PhotosByLani.com

 

 

Prime shaded spaces under the tent are still available:

call 760.325.6107 to secure your personal space.

 

Opera in the Park is the premier cultural event in April in Palm Springs. This year’s concert will he held on Sunday, April 9, 2017 1-4 pm at Sunrise Park in Palm Springs. While the event is free, space under the tent is available for a modest contribution to the Guild by contacting the office at 760.325.6107.  Opera in the Park is dedicated to the memory of Michael C. Cressey (1948-2015.) The concert of opera arias is expected to again draw thousands of people from all over Southern California in a celebration of great opera music with a professional orchestra conducted by Valery Ryvkin. The cast this year includes:

Amina Edris, soprano (First Place winner in the 2016 Vocal Competition)
Jacquelynne Fontaine, soprano (First Place winner in the 2010 Vocal Competition)
Madison Leonard, soprano (Fourth Place winner in the 2016 Vocal Competition)
Guadalupe Paz, mezzo-soprano (Winner of the 2015 Rossini Award
and Third Place and Audience Choice winner in the 2016 Vocal Competition)
Ricardo Garcia, tenor (Third Place winner in the 2011 Vocal Competition)
Marcus Klotz, tenor (Masters Program at Cal State Long Beach)
Joshua Wheeker, tenor (LA Opera Young Artist Program)
Ben Lowe, baritone (Finalist in the 2014 Vocal Competition)

The Music Director is Mona Lands, Artistic Director Andrew Eisenmann, event coordinator Richard DeSantis and producer Guild President Bruce Johansen.

This year, for the first time, pre-ordered box lunches will be available from Eight4Nine Restaurant and Lounge in Palm Springs. Simply order by clicking on the link below and pick up your box(es) at the Eight4Nine booth at Sunrise Park.

Click here to order

In addition food and beverages will be available from the following vendors:

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Presenting Sponsors:

The Augustine Foundatioin

Newman’s Own Foundation

Grace Helen Spearman Foundation

Wells Fargo

The Auen Foundation

 

Media Partners:

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Photos from the 2016 Opera in the Park:

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Photos by Lani Garfield.  To download or purchase prints please visit www.PhotosByLani.com

 

 

 

Past Years

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2015

 

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2014

 

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2013

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2012

 

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2011

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2010

 

Photos by Lani Garfield.  To download or purchase prints please visit www.PhotosByLani.com