Join the region’s newest arts organization, “Opera Edwardsville” for their inaugural holiday concert on the Saturday before Christmas. The event features three internationally-renowned professional opera performers, accompanied by a quartet of St. Louis musicians, providing a memorable evening of classical music and Christmas favorites. Dress up, and join us for this historic inaugural event, bringing cultural enrichment, through world-class opera, to Downtown Edwardsville.
Along with Opera Edwardsville Founder & Artistic Director, Chase Henry Hopkins, OE welcomes to the Wildey Stage:
SOFIA TRONCOSO, Soprano
London-based soprano, Sofia Troncoso joins Opera Edwardsville having spent 2018 lending her voice to the Scottish Opera, Les Azuriales in France, the Longborough Festival in England where she made her 2018 debut as Poppea in Monteverdi's 'L'incorazione di Poppea" as well as a guest soloist at the Xi'an Symphony in China.
EVAN BRAVOS, Baritone
Chicago-native baritone Evan Bravos is welcomed back to the St. Louis area having recently dubuted with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Evan has recently been heard at the Ravinia Music Festival, the Chicago Symphony's summer music festival, as well as the Virginia opera. The Chicago Tribune describes Evan as "an emerging artist to watch!"
CHASE HENRY HOPKINS, Tenor
Edwardsville native and tenor Chase Hopkins joins fellow artists on the Wildey stage following his recent work singing in Puccini's 'La Fanciulla del West' at the Wexford Opera Festival, dubuting the role of Jupiter in Handel's "Semele" with the American Bach Soloists in San Francisco, and performances at the Britten-Pears Young Artist Program in the United Kingdom.
TWO TICKET OPTIONS
$50 VIP concert and reception tickets
includes main floor (and 1st center row of the balcony) seating and after-show reception with light appetizers, champagne toast and other surprises.
$35 Concert-only tickets