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Syracuse Opera and WRVO Public Media Present "9 Operas In 90 Minutes"

July 12, 2011

Syracuse Opera

Catherine Wolff

General & Artistic Director


Syracuse Opera and WRVO Public Media
9 Operas In 90 Minutes

(Syracuse, N.Y., July 12, 2011) – Syracuse Opera and WRVO Public Media are proud to announce the "9 Operas in 90 Minutes" tour. The tour will visit five locations including Clayton, NY, Utica, NY, Oneida, NY, Earlville, NY, and Geneva, NY. Tickets are on sale Friday, July 15, 2011, for $15.00 each, general admission.

Three of opera's fastest rising stars present tantalizing scenes from music's greatest hits. Timeless stories told in modern settings offer hair-raising, heart-gripping and hilarious moments that will leave you inspired and invigorated.

The performances will feature Samanatha Gueverkian, Soprano, Eric Bowen, Tenor, and John Boehr, Baritone. Headshots are available upon request.

Each scene is fully-staged with a dynamic set and colorful costumes. Appropriate for all ages, this performance breaks traditional opera sterotypes for everyone.

The performances will be as follows:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Clayton Opera House, Clayton, NY

Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Utica College, Strebel Auditorium, Utica, NY

Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Oneida High School Auditorium, Oneida, NY

Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 3:00 p.m.
Earlville Opera House, Earlville, NY

Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Smith Opera House, Geneva, NY

Tickets are on sale Friday, July 15, 2011, by contacting the Syracuse Opera Box Office at 315-476-7372 or online at www.syracuseopera.com.



Joe Stabb
Director of Communication
O: (315) 475-5915
C: (315) 886-9544

Matt Seubert
Asst. GM for Development
O: (800) 341-3690


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About Syracuse Opera
Now in its 37th year, Syracuse Opera enriches the lives of the people of upstate New York through locally produced opera, the one all-inclusive art form that celebrates the beauty of the human singing voice energized through the spectacle of live theater. Offering three mainstage productions each season and year-round community performances and education programs, Syracuse Opera is a professional company reaching over 60,000 people annually. For more information, please visit www.SyracuseOpera.com or call (315) 475-5915.

About WRVO Public Media
WRVO is an NPR affiliate located on the SUNY Oswego campus featuring news and talk programming from National Public Radio. WRVO is a 4-station network serving Central and Northern New York. WRVO is a non-profit radio station whose mission is bringing significant programming about significant issues to a significant audience. WRVO broadcasts radio that informs, challenges, provokes, broadens, educates, and entertains. More information on WRVO, including on-demand and live audio are available at www.wrvo.fm.

Michael A. Connor
Director of Advancement