South Texas Lyric Opera presents “A Night at the Opera,” July 14, 2012. We will be serving hors d’oeuvres at 8 PM. The performance is at 8:30 PM. Please feel to contact us for further information.
Directions to Edinburg City Auditorium:
415 W University Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539
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Edinburg – The South Texas Lyric Opera, the City of Edinburg, the Edinburg EDC and Edinburg Arts are very proud to present: A Night at the Opera, featuring extraordinary talent and 2012 Nordan Young Artist Award Winner “Hannah Urias and Friends” under General Director and Conductor, Maestro Mazias de Oliveira on Saturday, July 14th at the Historic Edinburg Auditorium located at 415 W. University Drive. Complimentary hours d’ oeuvres and refreshments will be served at 8:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets to attend the show are only $25. All interested attendees should call 956-872-6478 to purchase tickets. This first show will mark the beginning of several shows, operas and performances with the South Texas Lyric Opera.
“We invite everyone from the community to come out and enjoy a lovely evening of Opera and refreshments. We’re excited to have a joint venture with the South Texas Lyric Opera and look forward to this and future shows,” noted Nelda Ramirez, Executive Director of the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation.
Hannah Urias has participated in seven major productions with the South Texas Lyric Opera during the past four years. She performed the role of Amahl in Amahl and the Night Visitors (2008), Annina in La Traviata (2011) and covered the roles of Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana (2009), Musetta in La Boheme (2010), the soprano in Elijah pt. 2 (2010), and Violetta in La Traviata (2011) as well as singing in the opera chorus for each production. Hannah has just recently graduated from McAllen Memorial High School where she performed the roles of Cinderella in Into the Woods (2010) and Queen Aggravain in Once Upon a Mattress (2011). She has also been a member of the Chamber and Show Choirs at Memorial High School the past two years, as well as, a member of the 2011 and 2012 Texas All-State Choirs. In the summer of 2011, she attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute’s Young Artist Vocal Program where she was chosen to audition for the producers of NPR’s From the Top program in which highly accomplished young classical musicians are highlighted. She was selected for the show and subsequently performed in their Ogden Utah production in March of 2012. Hannah auditioned for and was accepted and offered scholarships to some top music schools around the country such as Eastman School of Music in New York and Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio. She is currently preparing to attend TCU’s School of Music in the Fall, where she won the prestigious Nordan Young Artist Scholarship Award. Hannah has had the privilege of studying with Dr. Mazias de Oliveira, the General and Artistic Director of the South Texas Lyric Opera, for 4 years.
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Source: Edinburg Arts & City of Edinburg