March 12, 2021
Behind the scenes of the Ryan Opera Center gala
On Sunday, March 21, members of the 2020/21 Ensemble of The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center will bring their talents to the digital stage in Magical Music Around the World. For the first time in its history, the Ryan Opera Center's annual fundraising gala performance will be available for music lovers to stream free of charge on Facebook and YouTube, thanks to the event's sponsors. The concert features popular music, classic songs, and operatic repertoire all themed around magic. Ryan Opera Center Music Director Craig Terry is the mastermind behind the event and will serve as host and principal pianist. Keep scrolling to take a special look at the filming of this virtual concert, following strict safety protocols, in the Mason Rehearsal Hall.
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