Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park 2015
Free Opera in the Park exists for and because of you!Portland SummerFest’s mission is to enrich the cultural life of the Portland community by providing professional opera performances of high artistic quality to the public free of charge and by nurturing the next generation of singers. You can join our chorus of supporters by making a tax-deductible donation to Portland SummerFest so we can continue to bring you free Opera in the Park every year. Visit our Support SummerFest page for ways to donate. All donations, large and small, are appreciated. Thank you!
Join Us For Opera In The ParkJoin us for an extraordinary, one-and-only, free Opera in the Park performance of Grand & Glorious: Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, starring Soprano Angela Meade, Soprano Amy Hansen, Mezzo MaryAnn McCormick, Tenor Cameron Schutza, and Baritone Luis Ledesma with the Portland SummerFest Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Keith Clark, on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 6 pm at the Washington Park Amphitheater, next to the Rose Gardens.
Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park has brought free opera to more than 40,000 Oregonians since the first performance of The Barber of Seville in 2003, drawing the largest crowds of the Washington Park Summer Concert series. Opera in the Park attracts audiences of all ages and backgrounds who attend performances to enjoy this unique contribution to the cultural life of Portland. Presented in concert format with full orchestra and lively narration, these concerts have introduced thousands of Portlanders to the world of opera and been avidly attended by a growing number of loyal fans.
Opera in the Park is free to all. The audience atmosphere is informal and welcoming. Picnics and families are welcome!
Give $250 or more and we have a special treat for you! Our Board members, sponsors and major contributors would like you to join us for a pre-performance al fresco picnic supper beginning at 5pm, on Saturday, August 8th, at our tent in the Washington Park Amphitheater. This "thank you" for your generosity guarantees both a wonderful meal and a terrific seat for Opera in the Park.
Bravi to you all for being a part of Opera in the Park!