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Opera Up Close All Stars

  • Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University 1 University Parkway University Park, IL, 60484 United States (map)

Over 20 of your favorite musical numbers. 12 beloved artists. 10+ greatest composers. 5 languages. 2 masterful pianists. 1 charming host.

Don’t miss Opera Up Close’s 10th Anniversary Celebration as we bring back the voices and the music you loved the most. Our All-Star line-up returns with your favorite selections of musical theater, operetta, spiritual, folk, satirical novelty songs, and operatic numbers from Bon Appétit!, Lift Every Voice (Porgy and Bess), The Telephone, Viva Italia (La Bohème), Best of Bernstein at 100, Love & Marriage and more!

Hosted by John Concepcion. Featuring tenor Hoss Brock; baritones Michael Cavalieri, Bill McMurray, Dan Richardson; sopranos Desiree Hassler, Carla Janzen, Kimberly Jones, Diana Stoic Richardson; mezzo-sopranos Sara Ponder and Pamela Williams. Accompanied by Paul Hamilton and Lisa Kristina.

Join us at 2:30 p.m. for red carpet photos, specialty cocktails, and other surprises!

Reserve VIP box seats for personalized table service!

Encore Reception at 6 p.m.
Join the all-star cast for an encore performance of music and “behind the curtain” stories in the VIP Lounge. Enjoy fun and extravagant appetizers, anniversary cake, and raise a champagne toast to 10 years of beautiful music as you mingle with the singers.

Center for Performing Arts at GSU

Later Event: September 23
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