Trinity Music Academy Ends Season with Gala Performance
The Chorus of the Opera Company of North Carolina will bring down the curtain on Trinity Music Academy's 2005-06 concert season with a gala performance Sunday, at 4 p.m., in the sanctuary of Trinity United Methodist Church in Troy.
Friends and soloists from the Opera Company of North Carolina, of which Robert Galbraith is founding director, will sing chorus favorites from the world's greatest operas. This concert will be directed by Dr. Paul Chandley, executive director of the Music Academy, and accompanied by his wife, Sophia Pavlenko.
The program will include: "Libiamo" from Verdi's opera, "La Traviata"; "The Anvil Chorus" from Verdi's opera, "Trovatore"; "Nessun Dorma" from Puccini's opera, "Turandot"; "Habanera" and "Toreador" from Bizet's opera, "Carmen"; and "What a Joy to Be Here," from Strauss' opera, "Die Fledermaus."
Soloists include John Fowler, tenor; Christine Weidinger, sopr-ano; Lucy Yates, soprano; and Jason McKinney, base-baritone.
This will be the fifth concert event of the season for Trinity Music Academy, which operates as an outreach ministry of Trinity United Methodist Church. Students at the Academy represent diverse cultural and financial backgrounds from all across Central North Carolina. Instruction is offered through the collegiate level in piano, pipe organ, voice, bowed strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, guitar, computer studio and composition.
Tickets will be available at the door for $12 adults, and $6 children.
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