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Now Playing - Proverbial Opera

Pastor Rick Carlson at the Elgin First United Methodist Church (216 E. Highland Ave, Elgin, IL) in collaboration with Fox Valley Lyrical Productions (formerly Soirée Lyrique, NFP) will present a 9-part summer message series entitled "Proverbial Opera", an exploration of King Solomon's wisdom illustrated by arias from the world's greatest operas. Each week a performer will sing a selection from the greatest operas. The service is held at 9am and broadcast on the radio at 11am on WRMN (1410AM).


July 7th Dôme Épais - Flower Duet - from Lakmé by Léo Delibes
  o Solange Sior, soprano
  o Karen Archbold, mezzo-soprano

July 14th Una furtive lagrima – from L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of love) by Gaetano Donizetti
  o Nicholas Metzger, tenor (from Elgin)

July 28th Vesti la giubba – from Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
  o Franco Martorana, tenor

August 4th Barcarolle – from The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
  o Solange Sior, soprano
  o Karen Archbold, mezzo-soprano

August 11th O soave fanciulla - from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
  o Solange Sior, soprano o Franco Martorana, tenor

August 18th Soave sia il vento - from Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  o Solange Sior, soprano
  o Karen Archbold, mezzo-soprano
  o Jim Hinton, bass-baritone (from Elgin)

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