Metroplex Opera Company Presents
Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 3:00 PM
Treemont Retirement Community
The Metroplex Opera Company will present selections from Opera and the Great American Songbook on Saturday, April 14 at 3:00 pm at the Treemont Retirement Center, 5550 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX 75230. Reception following.
This concert is being given to raise funds for two gala concerts at the Eisemann Center on Friday, July 20 and a Sunday matinee, July 22, 2012.
There is no charge for the concert; however, donations will be greatly appreciated. Contributions are tax-deductible since the Metroplex Opera Company is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Ann Petty is the Artistic and Managing of the Metroplec Opera Company, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this summer. The Metroplex Opera Company gives all singers honoraria, the amount depending on fundraising which will be ongoing until the performances.
Victoria Nooe, Accompanist
Thank you for coming to our concert today. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did in preparing it for you. Now join us for refreshments.
About the Metroplex Opera Company, Inc.
The Metroplex Opera Company, Inc. was founded in 2002 to enlighten and entertain the general public and to afford trained opera singers, actors and instrumentalists with the experience and exposure necessary for a musical career.
Members of the company have given numerous concerts in the Dallas-Ft. Worth-Denton area, including two here at the Treemont: the Second Act of The Marriage of Figaro, which was staged around this room in costume with piano accompaniment, and a Valentine’s Day Concert in 2010.
The opera company has also presented three major works, staged, in costume, and accompanied by a live orchestra: Puccini's Suor Angelica (2006), Romberg's The Student Prince (2008), and in 2010 a double bill of Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona and Mozart's L'Impresario.
Its next production will be Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in its entirety at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Richardson. The performances will be on Friday, July 15 at 7:30, with a Sunday matinee, at 2:30 on July 17, 2011. All the singers you are hearing today are involved in the production.
Although there is no charge
for today's concert,
We also wish to thank Dani Jones and Nickie Thomas for allowing us to use these lovely facilities for rehearsal.