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Sydney — By Lauren Katulka on April 13, 2010 at 3:22 am
Filed under: concerts, music, opera, performing arts

Australia’s Newest Opera Stars Perform at Fagan Park

The next generation of Australian opera singers will come together for a very special performance in Galston next month. Pacific Opera’s Opera by the Lake will take over Fagan Park on May 2.

Pacific Opera looks to nurture Australia’s up-and-coming opera talent by providing comprehensive training, mentoring, and performance opportunities for its young protégées.Pacific Opera logo

The Opera by the Lake show will incorporate classic opera tunes such as “The Toreador Song” from Carmen, “The Flower Duet” from Lakme, and songs from Hansel & Gretel and The Sound of Music.

This is the first time an event of this kind has been staged at Fagan Park. It’s set to be a great day out for all the family, with members of Pacific Opera joining 150 students from local schools on stage.

“Opera by the Lake is special concert for Pacific Opera, offering our young singers the invaluable experience of performing live for a large audience and Fagan Park is a glorious setting for this premier opera event,” said Christine Douglas, Artistic Director for Pacific Opera.

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the voices of Australia’s most promising new stars in this beautiful natural setting.

Date: Sunday 2 May
Time: Set up your picnic from midday for the show start at 1:30 pm
Location: Fagan Park
Address: Arcadia Road, Galston
Public transport: Catch a taxi from Hornsby train station
Parking: There is a $5 charge for every car entering the site
Cost: Regular tickets are $40 for adults, $30 for concessions and seniors, and $10 for children 16 and under. VIP tickets and family passes are also available. Call 1300 438 849 or visit Moshtix to get yours
Website: http://www.operabythelake.com

Image used with permission from Emma Heath, Public Relations & Management

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