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Music of the Stage: From Opera to Broadway

4/12/2024 7:30:00 PM
First Baptist Church
1600 S 8th St Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

Date: April 12, 2024

Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: First Baptist Church

Address: 1600 S 8th St Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

Age Range: All Ages

Cost: $35

Contact: Robyn Lamp | info@ameliaislandopera.org | (904) 556-7342

Broadway and opera may feel like separate entities, but the relationship between the two are undeniable. They both draw on a theater tradition that extends back to Ancient Greece, and both combine music and text to bring powerful stories to the stage.

Opera—along with dancing, acting, and other art forms—ultimately lay the groundwork for the modern musical theater seen on Broadway today. You’ll hear music from shows like Aida, Rigoletto, Man of La Mancha, and Phantom of the Opera, sung by the Amelia Island Singers and four Amelia Island Opera soloists, accompanied by a professional orchestra, generously sponsored in part by The Burroughs Family Foundation, under the direction of Toni Myers.
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