First Coast Opera plays haunting melodies

Posted on October 25, 2017 by emalone in Active Lifestyles, Baby Boomers, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, History Events, Hobbies, Independent Living, Local Events, Theater, Tourism, Tours

First Coast Opera presents Opera’s Most Haunting Melodies, a concert of ghostly experiences and haunting tunes, on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m., at the Mark Lance National Guard Armory, 190  San Marco Ave.,  St. Augustine.  Tickets are $35 per person, available at

The audience is invited to dress in costume for this “haunting” concert just before Halloween.

The program will include selections from Rigoletto, Lucia di Lammermoor, Faust, Tosca, Menotti’s The Medium, and Gilbert and Sullivan. The cast features sopranos Kirsten Chambers and Brittany Fouché, mezzo-sopranos Janet Rabe-Meyer and Sarah Nordin, tenor Samuel Hall, and baritones Ron Loyd and Dirk Gavin McCoy.

There will be an additional performance of Opera’s Most Haunting Melodies at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North in Ponte Vedra Beach, on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. The audience is invited to come in costume to add to the fun and the haunting atmosphere.