OPERA AMERICA INVITES THE ENTIRE FIELD TO A 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOAST AND UNVEILS NEW LIGHT SHALL LIFT US VIDEO
OPERA America is pleased to invite artists, administrators, trustees, and audiences to “A Toast to 50 Years,” a celebration of opera’s progress and of OPERA America’s 50th Anniversary, taking place today, Friday, May 15, from 4:30 to 5:00 p.m. EDT. The event can be live streamed at youtube.com/operaamerica.
OPERA America’s president and CEO, Marc A. Scorca, will be joined by three of OPERA America’s 50th Anniversary Ambassadors: sopranos Angel Blue and Christine Goerke, and bass Morris Robinson.
The event will also serve as the formal introduction of a new video creation, Light Shall Lift Us: Opera Singers Unite in Song, which features more than 100 opera singers in a virtual performance of Light Shall Lift Us, a large ensemble work created by the Pulitzer Prize-winning team of composer Paul Moravec and librettist/lyricist Mark Campbell.
COVID-19 resources for companies and artists are available at operaamerica.org/COVID19.
For a schedule of streaming performances, visit operaamerica.org/SOP.