UCF Kicking Off 2014-2015 Opera Season With Fall Gala

University of Central Florida UCF Opera Fall Gala

UCF Opera Kicks Off 2014-2015 Season With 10TH-Annual Fall Gala Concert

University of Central Florida Opera celebrates a decade of growth with two nights of entertainment

University of Central Florida (UCF) Opera is kicking off the 2014-2015 season with its 10th-annual gala concert, “It’s a Grand Knight of Singing,” November 15 and 16.

“It’s a Grand Knight of Singing” celebrates a decade of growth for the UCF Opera program, showcasing a variety of famous works that have defined the art of opera. Performances will feature a compilation of popular scenes by highly regarded composers, including Henry Purcell, Wolfgang A. Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti, Georges Bizet, and Giuseppe Verdi. Through creative skits and presentations performed in collaboration with Theatre UCF, the gala will also showcase the high level of artistry within the university’s School of Performing Arts.

“Opera at UCF has grown exponentially in the last 10 years,” said Thomas Potter, UCF Opera executive director. “This gala gives us the opportunity to celebrate our progress through the craft we know best: music.”

Cost to attend is $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 under 18, and free for persons with a current UCF I.D. including students, faculty and staff. Proceeds directly benefit the continued development of the UCF Opera program.

UCF Opera Fall Gala Information In A Glance

Who:                     University of Central Florida (UCF) Opera

What:                   UCF Opera’s 10th-Annual Gala, “It’s a Grand Knight for Singing”

When:                  Saturday, November 15, 7 p.m.

Sunday, November 16, 3 p.m.

Where:                University of Central Florida, Visual Arts Building, Auditorium 132

4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816

Free parking is available in the parking lot next to the Visual Arts Building.

You can find more ticket and event information at www.music.ucf.edu/opera.

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