House Concert Series –
A new fundraising concert series
October 18 | November 15| December 20
Our new “Third Thursday” concert-series makes its debut this fall and takes place in some of St. Louis’ most beautiful homes and historic neighborhoods. Price of admission includes libations (beer, wine, soft drinks) and dessert following each concert, while mingling with the artists and enjoying the fabulous architecture and décor. Tickets are limited (number varies by location). Patron level pricing includes reserved seating as well as a tax-deductible donation to UAO.
$100 – Individual Patron Level Ticket
(includes $60 tax-deductible donation and a reserved seat)
$40 – Individual Ticket
Tickets may be purchased by calling the
Box Office at 314-361-2881
All concerts start at 7:30 PM | Doors open at 7:00 PM
October 18 | Magic Chef Mansion
As of 8.21.18 this event is sold out. Please contact the office to be put on the waiting list. We will contact you in the event tickets become available.
This special Kick-off concert will showcase beloved opera arias, duets and quartets performed by UAO veteran artists in the spectacular 1908 Magic Chef Mansion – one of St. Louis’ premiere old-world estates in the historic Compton Hill Reservoir Square neighborhood. The mansion takes its name from its original owner – the founder of Magic Chef Stove Company. The home is now owned by Shelley Donaho who will be our host for the evening. Join us for this magical evening which will include the famous quartet from Rigoletto, “Bella figlia dell’amore,” the “Barcarolle” from Tales of Hoffman, the charming Don Giovanni duet, “La ci darem” and many other operatic favorites. The after-concert reception will begin with the “Brindisi” from La traviata and a champagne toast!
November 15 | Central West End
Joins us for this fall evening which features not only UAO’s remarkable singers but showcases three of our fine orchestra members in music written for voice, piano and instruments. Selections for this evening include: “Let the Bright Seraphim,” and “The Trumpet Shall Sound” by Handel and the moving “Shepherd on the Rock” by Schubert. The sounds of voice, trumpet, clarinet, and violin will echo through the exquisite white-painted 1897 Colonial revival Central West End home of Tony and Melanie Fathman. This elegant residence was designed by the elite Boston architectural firm of Shepley, Turan & Coolidge for railroad magnate Howard Elliott of New York.
December 20 | Benton Park
Our final concert takes place during the busy holiday season and provides the perfect opportunity to go back to a slower-paced time and enjoy the music of the season in John and Judith MacDonald’s 1890 fully-restored Victorian, decorated resplendently for the holidays in the Benton Park neighborhood. This cozy evening features a few of UAO’s most distinguished alums (Alexandra LoBianco, Katherine Jolly, and Nikolas Wenzel) singing Christmas favorites like “Gesu Bambino,” “O Holy Night,” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” After the concert enjoy Christmas cookies and mulled cider around the tree.