Culture Connect Featured Event

American Opera Idol
Ticket Price: Picnic Supper: $15.00; Tickets: $30.00
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West Hartford, CT – July 8, 2012 – On Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm, Pond House, Elizabeth Park, West Hartford, eight outstanding singers will compete for the title “American Opera Idol”.  

Aspirants have auditioned and been chosen by Doris Lang Kosloff, Artistic Director of Connecticut Concert Opera.

Over 50 artists (ages 14 to 54) competed for the chance to win prize money and the title.

A panel of opera and music professionals will judge the first round of singing. During intermission, the judges will narrow  the field to four singers. The finalists will sing another aria, and the winner will be selected by cell phone vote (there will be coaches to show the uninitiated how to text).

The doors to the Pond House Great Room will open at 6:30 pm. A picnic supper @ $15.00 may be ordered; tickets are $30.00.  To order tickets and suppers, visit or call toll free (888) 718-4253.

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