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One Night, Many Voices


Saturday, March 17 | 7:30 PM

$50/person includes drinks & dessert. Very limited seating.

Proceeds from the evening benefit our "Growing Young Artists" program for migrant students.

Hosts Shirley Sutton & Dick Shaw, Pat & Larry Sharp, Kim Redlin & Phillip Crump, and Mary Terzino & Gregg Potter invite you to join them for this very special evening of music.

Our lobby becomes a club setting for five rising stars who will treat you to an evening of most-loved opera and Broadway melodies. Enjoy an open bar and luscious desserts from Borrowed Time, and settle in at a cocktail table.

Sarah Bauer, Ryan Bradford, Gillian Cotter, John Riesen, and accompanist Neill Campbell fill the lobby with soaring songs from Verdi and Mozart to Sondheim and Bernstein. We'll close out this extraordinary St. Patrick's Day celebration with a rendition of "Oh Danny Boy" that we promise you will long remember!

Our host couples are passionate about the SCA's Growing Young Artists program which gives K-8th-grade migrant students important creative educational opportunities. They hope you will join them to support Growing Young Artists and make a difference for these too often forgotten young people in our community.

Sarah Bauer is a soprano based in Houston. Ms. Bauer recently completed her second season as the soprano resident artist with Shreveport Opera in Shreveport, Louisiana, where she performed the roles of Annina in La Traviata, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola during the 2014-2015 season. During the 2013-2014 season, she also performed there the roles of Giannetta (Adina cover) in L’elisir d’amore and Peep-bo (Yum-yum cover) in The Mikado.  Other operatic roles include Beth in Mark Adamo's with Opera in the Ozarks, Blanche in Dialogues des Carmélites, and Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel, both with the University of Missouri - Kansas City Opera Theater.  

Baritone Ryan Bradford, is quickly creating a name for himself with his "warm,  and sumptuous baritone." He recently completed a residency with Opera Colorado for their 2016-2017 season singing Happy and covering Jake Wallace in La Fanciulla del West as well as covering Hannah Before in As One. For their touring productions he sang Belcore in L'elisir d'amore and covered Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. During the 2015-2016 season Ryan was a Mosher Studio Artist with Opera Santa Barbara. There he performed Masetto and covered the title role in Mozart's Don Giovanni.  

Hailed as "impeccable" (Broadway World), award-winning mezzo-soprano Gillian Lynn Cotter is quickly impressing audiences with her strong voice and dynamic presence. Recent roles include Older Alyce in Glory Denied (Pensacola Opera), Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking (Shreveport Opera) and Rinaldo in Rinaldo (Fresco Opera). This season, Ms. Cotter will be making her house debut at Opera Ithaca as Edith in Pirates of Penzance and debuting the role of Suzuki in Madama Butterfly with her return to Pensacola Opera in 2018. In the summer season, Ms. Cotter will be joining the roster of the Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Artist. 
 
Hailed as “passionate...and stunning” (Chautauquan Daily), award-winning tenor John Riesen is consistently impressing audiences in the world of opera with his powerful voice and boyish charm. Recent roles include Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi (Crested Butte Summer Festival), Rodolfo in La Bohème (Shreveport Opera), Alfredo in La Traviata (Tri-Cities Opera), Lensky in Eugene Onegin (Chautauqua Opera), Ralph Rackstraw in H.M.S. Pinafore (Shreveport Opera) and Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Shreveport Opera).