HIDDEN TREASURES: The Innas, Ettas, Annas & Donnas of Mozart's Operas
In association with Girls On The Run Los Angeles, Performances a la Carte presents an afternoon concert of arias and duets with narration entitled, HIDDEN TREASURES the Innas, Ettas, Annas and Donnas of Mozart's operas.
The concert will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 4PM at Neighborhood UU Church Sanctuary, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103, and will feature a variety of singers including noted soprano, Carla Jamie Perez and several of the current rising stars on the opera scene; soprano, Julia Metzler, mezzo-soprano, Joanna Lynn Jacobs and soprano, Lucy Zepeda Chirdon. Kristi Brown Montesano, educator and author of Understanding the Women of Mozarts Operas will act as narrator for the concert and coach and pianist, Lisa Edwards will accompany.
Wine and juice will be available for purchase during intermission. Seating is limited and advance purchase of tickets is recommended. Advance online ticket purchase through Brown Paper Tickets are $20. Tickets at the door will be $25, CASH ONLY and student rush tickets with valid ID will be $15 CASH ONLY on the day of the concert. For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. or Carla Jamie Perez at (626)296-9843
The theme of the concert serves to contrast the restricted and predesignated role of women in the 18th century with the expanding egalitarian role of women and girls today by way of using the arias and duets of the female characters of some of Mozart's most popular operas. Performances a la Carte, whose mode is collaborative and whose mission is to connect the arts with social needs and issues, seeks with this concert to highlight and promote mentorship and development programs, such as Girls on the Run, which foster the development of every girls unlimited potential and to encourage and empower her to realize her dreams.
The story lines of these particular Mozart operas portray a cross section of 18th century girls and women whose only means of dealing with their circumstances is by way of their artful feminine wiles. The beauty, humor, cleverness, fury and pathos represented by these arias run the gamut of emotion and are filled with wit and intelligence. These are not women who suffer fools but who, from experience generally know all too well what they are up against. Mozarts music exquisitely represents that despite appearing hidden and ornamental they creatively utilize the devices of emotion and allure relegated to them to affect their desired outcomes. Please join us to discover just how they do it.
Since 2004, Girls on the Run of Los Angeles (GOTRLA) has created safe environments for girls in 3rd to 8th grades to learn the skills and habits that support physical, mental and emotional growth. GOTRLA's nationally developed and tested 10-week curriculum fosters a careful balance between encouraging exercise and deemphasizing the importance of external appearance, particularly an unrealistic body ideal. As one of over 200 independent councils of the national organization, GOTRLA supports and benefits from this expansive network that has served over a million girls since its inception. For more information on GOTRLA, please visit https://www.gotrla.org/.
Performances à la Carte Performances à la Carte, is a non-profit collaborative arts events producer with a mission to create unique, original live performances utilizing multi-arts genres to showcase the diverse artistic community in the San Gabriel and Crescenta Valley area and to connect the arts with social needs and issues that serve the public interest. This concert, Hidden Treasures, is intended to highlight and promote mentorship and development programs, such as Girls on the Run Los Angeles, which foster the development of every girls unlimited potential and encourage and empower her to realize her dreams.
Neighborhood UU Church Sanctuary (View)
301 N. Orange Grove Blvd.
PASADENA, CA 91103
|Minimum Age: 10|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|