Opera Theatre of Weston Hosts Fundraiser Soiree

Submitted by the Opera Theatre of Weston

Opera Theatre of Weston (OTW) hosts a special fundraising event "September Soiree" at the Inn at Weston on Saturday, September 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

This festive evening features the glorious artistry of soprano Heather Kathleen Davis, accompanied by pianist Sara Krohn who will perform a diverse program of jazz melodies, Broadway tunes, and operatic arias.

The evening also includes a cash bar, festive h'ors d'oeuvres, and a live/silent auction with auctioneer and entertainer Syd Straw.

All proceeds will benefit the opera company's upcoming production of The Little Prince opera in January 2010.

A sampling of donated auction items include a Victorian Boating Picnic on the Connecticut River with champagne picnic, three nights at Trapp Family Lodge Guesthouse, three nights at Eastern Slope Inn in White Mountains, NH, embroidered Indian Silk Kantha, two nights at Killington's Mountain Meadows Lodge, authentic Ted Williams memorabilia, Okemo Mountain Resort lift ticket, new American Girl Doll with accessories, and a 1947 print "Chinoiserie" color serigraph by longtime Weston resident Edward Landon.

For reservations to "September Soiree Fundraiser" please contact Opera Theatre of Weston at 824-3821 or email otw@sover.net Reservation deadline is September 9.

OTW is a non-profit organization devoted to "Opera for Kids with Kids" and brings quality opera performances and outreach programs to school children and family audiences throughout southern Vermont.

OTW is supported in part by grants from the Vermont Humanities Council, Vermont Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, Vermont Country Store, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and the Horowitz Foundation.

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