Opera Workshop wines and dines

Light French dinner with music entertainment offered | October 17, 2002

The Opera Workshop presents its fund-raising dinner, “Belle Nuit,” on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Long Recital Hall located in Edgecliff Hall. While being served their meal, patrons are sung to by Opera Workshop students. Songs include scenes from the operas “Carmen,” “Manon” and “Romeo et Juliette.” In addition, the University’s ballet dancers are performing a routine from “Carmen.” The meal consists of platters of gourmet cheeses, fruit, baguettes, French finger sandwiches and assorted French pastries. Beverages being served are water, tea and coffee to drink, as well as one glass of red or white wine per adult ticket. Other Opera Workshop events for the year include an opera luncheon, a performance of the opera “Dido and Aeneas” and Bravissimi, an Italian dinner with famous Italian opera scenes. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/children. For more information, on any of these events or to make reservations, call 513 745-3959.