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Learn more about Lost in the Stars

In conjunction with our production of Lost in the Stars, we are offering a variety of opportunities to discover this work and the work of Kurt Weill.

Lost in the Stars Panel Discussion
Tuesday, August 7 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fellowship Gallery at Union Avenue Opera
733 N. Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Panelists include: Director Shaun Patrick Tubbs; Kurt Weill mentor Tazewell Thompson; Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Washington University Dr. Timothy Parsons; Conductor Scott Schoonover; artists Kenneth Overton (Stephen Kumalo) and Krysty Swann (Irina). The discussion will be moderated by Ruth Ezell. This is a free event. Doors open at 5:00pm

Lost in the Stars Preview Concert
Wednesday, August 8 from 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Centennial Christian Church
4950 Fountain Ave, St. Louis, MO 63113

Concert will feature Kenneth Overton as Stephen Kumalo, Krysty Swann as Irina, along with members of the ensemble as they present selections from Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars. Parking is available in the lot behind the church and on the street. Enter through the main doors on Fountain Ave.  This is a free event. Doors open at 5:00pm.

Opera Open House at Centro
Thursday, August 9 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Centro Modern Furnishing
4727 McPherson Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

Enjoy a live preview of Lost in the Stars with director’s insights as you browse Centro Modern Furnishings’ stunning showroom. Featuring Melody Wilson as Linda, Roderick George as Leader, along with members of the ensemble. This is a free event.

Friday Night Lecture Series
Friday, August 17 at 7:00pm
Friday, August 24 at 7:00pm
Fellowship Gallery at Union Avenue Opera
733 N. Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Join Union Avenue Opera and Glen Bauer, Ph. D. for our Friday Night lecture series. Dr. Bauer will discuss the opera’s historical importance, guide you through the plot line, and offer a sneak peak of the music to come. This is a free event.

 

 

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Matching Challenge

Join the Challenge
Together we can raise $50,000 by August 31st

Now through August 31 all gifts will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000. Together we can raise $50,000 for Union Avenue Opera before the end of the 24th Festival Season.

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Opera Open House at Centro

Join us as we continue our Opera Open House series during our 24th Festival Season presented by Centro Modern Furnishings.

Enjoy live previews in Centro’s stunning showroom at 4727 McPherson Avenue in the Central West End. All attendees will be registered to win opera tickets to UAO’s upcoming season. Join us for an evening out in the Central West End.

Stop in and check it out from 6-7 pm!

Nabucco  |  Thursday, July 19
Lost in the Stars  |  Thursday, August 9

Free and open to the public. No reservation needed!

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