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    • November 28, 2014

      Opera Thursday

      If you've wanted to try opera but have been wary of committing to a full-fledged production, Opera Thursday can be a good introduction. Through a partnership with area restaurants and The Palmetto Opera, this series offers a sampling of opera during dinner. Singers will perform arias from well known operas during dinner hours.

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    Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Historic Robert Mills House
    2:00 pm & 5:45 pm

    Palmetto Opera singers will be featured at this Saturday’s 7th Annual Italian Festival and Bocce Tournament held at the Robert Mills House in downtown Columbia.  Palmetto Opera’s artistic director and Tenor Walter Cuttino will perform with Baritone Eric Kessler, Soprano Tina Stallard and accompanist Claudio Olivera and entertain with some of the world’s best-loved arias. Come enjoy great Italian foods, dancing, an Italian market and the Palmetto Opera singers! The festival runs from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, with opera performances at 2:00 & 5:45 pm.For more festival information, visit the host’s web site, Bella Italian Lodge 28O8- Palmetto Opera is pleased to support this important community event!


    Don’t Miss Our Exciting 2014-2015 Season!

    Puccini’s beloved La Boheme

    Saturday, February 28, 2015
    Koger Center, 7:00 PM

    As the major production of the season, The Palmetto Opera presents Puccini’s  La Boheme, one of the most popular and beloved operas in all of opera repertoire. Featuring the international cast of Teatro Lirico d’Europa and set in the boisterous bohemian section of nineteenth century Paris, the bittersweet and tragic love story between Rudolfo and Mimi will touch your heart.  For new opera-goers, Puccini’s wonderful melodies will make this the musical experience of a lifetime.  For veteran opera-goers, we offer an opportunity to revisit cherished memories of musical pleasure.  Teatro Lirico d’Europa, founded in 1988 and has given over 4,000 performances worldwide.  Not to be missed!

    An Extravaganza – Intimate Concert – World Class Soloists

    Great Moments in Italian Opera & Meet-the-Cast Party

    Saturday, January 24, 2015
    Harbison Theatre, 7:00 PM

    Great Moments in Italian Opera is an extravaganza of fun, best-loved Italian arias, laughter, and an elegant after-performance party to meet the cast. The concert features Teatro Lirico d’Europa’s international soloists singing some of the most famous and well known operatic solos, duets, arias, trios, and quartets from Italian Opera. Full orchestra. Master of Ceremonies: Teatro’s founder and Artistic Director Giorgio Lalov.


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