Inclusive & AccessibleWelcome to Gulfshore Opera's 2nd Season
Collier, Lee & Charlotte Counties
Opening Night – Elixir of Love – CPAC, April 15th, 2016
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April 15th-21st, 2016
April 15th – 7:30 pm CPAC, Punta Gorda
April 21st – 8:00 pm Artis-Naples
Odyssey of an African Opera Singer:
From Zwide Township to the World Stage
How did a baby, born in 1984 in South Africa—the world’s most complicated system of segregation and apartheid, find his way to the great opera stages of Europe and the United States? How did a child, raised in poverty by his grandmother in Zwide township, attain academic degrees in both South Africa and the United States? What does it take for one boy—or any child—to overcome the debilitating effects of discrimination and impoverishment?
Join Musa Ngqungwana on his odyssey from poverty to recognition. Your knowledge about modern South Africa and the world-wide opera scene will be enhanced. Musa’s shared experience will rekindle hope that children, all children, no matter what their circumstance of birth, can be given the opportunity to claim their gifts, develop them, and use them to enrich the lives of others.
March 18th-20th, 2016
March 18th – 7:30 pm – CPAC, Punta Gorda
March 19th – 7:30 pm – First Christian Church, Ft. Myers
March 20th – 4:00 pm – North Naples Church
Many thanks to all of you who made our Legends of Opera Gala a huge success!
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Click HERE to see the complete listing of the Community in Harmony Concert Series and Social Events, including the Cuisine et Chanson dinner series.