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American Opera Idol – From the Porch

PURCHASE TICKETs Opera Connecticut returns to Hill-Stead!  Join us for an interactive Opera performance! On July 17th finalists chosen by the Opera Connecticut Artistic Directors will perform at Hill-Stead for the chance to win the title of American Opera Idol. At Hill-Stead the finalists will sing one piece each. Then, a panel of professional judges from various areas of the classical music arena will select 4-5 “Super Finalists.” The “Super Finalists” will sing a second piece. And finally, the audience…

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July 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Opera Connecticut returns to Hill-Stead! 
Join us for an interactive Opera performance! On July 17th finalists chosen by the Opera Connecticut Artistic Directors will perform at Hill-Stead for the chance to win the title of American Opera Idol.
At Hill-Stead the finalists will sing one piece each. Then, a panel of professional judges from various areas of the classical music arena will select 4-5 “Super Finalists.”
The “Super Finalists” will sing a second piece. And finally, the audience will vote to select the “American Opera Idol.”
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a picnic.
Schedule
6 pm         Gates open
6:30 pm    Performance begins
Rain Date: No rain date, the performance will be moved inside in the event of rain. 
Tickets
Tickets  | $40 adults; $25 students & children (12 and under)
Seating is limited and we strongly advise attendees to purchase tickets in advance. Any available tickets sold at the gate will be by credit card only. Tickets to benefit Opera CT and HSM.
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