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WVIA FM Presents a Simply Grand Concert Featuring Singers from Tri-Cities Opera Company - Public Invited
(2012-09-17)
(wvia) - WVIA FM welcomes artists from the highly esteemed Tri-Cities Opera Company in Binghamton, NY to its Simply Grand Concert Series on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. To make reservations call 570-655-2808 or reserve seats online at www.wvia.org.

It's a program direct from the opera house as talented singers from Tri-Cities Opera present highlights from the company's coming season including selections from La Boheme, Il Trovatore, and I Pagliacci.

Tri-Cities Opera has been the cultural centerpiece of the Southern Tier of New York for over fifty years. This regional opera company enjoys an exceptional reputation in the opera world for its Resident Artist Training Program, beautiful sets and costumes and outstanding opera productions.

Tri-Cities Opera has been honored by the National Board of Directors of Opera America, has received the President's Medal from Binghamton University and has been awarded the prestigious New York State Council on the Arts Governor's Award.

This season Tri-Cities Opera will mount three mainstage productions: La Boheme in October, Il Trovatore in February and the very famous pair of one-acts Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci. For more information visit www.tricitiesopera.com.

The WVIA "Simply Grand" concert series showcases the talent of regional classical musicians. Since the series began in 1990, dozens of regional musicians have been featured. The concerts are recorded for broadcast before a live audience in the HD Studio Theater of WVIA.

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