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July 21, 2013 • 5:00 PM

Opera Gala

Festival del Sole presents Kelly O'Connor and Raymond Aceto in an evening of operatic arias. Pianist Vadym Kholodenko, in his first concerto performance since winning this year’s Van Cliburn Competition, makes a special appearance. The Russian National Orchestra, conducted by Carlo Montanaro, collaborates in this fitting culmination of an extraordinary season.


Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Piano Concerto No. 1
"Mesicku na nebi" from Rusalka
"Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix" from Samson & Delilah
Seguedilla from Carmen
"Voi che sapete" from Don Giovanni
"Madamina" from Don Giovanni
"Il Lucerato Spirito" from Simon Boccanegra
"Impossible Dream" from Man of la Mancha

The Russian National Orchestra’s appearance is made possible by Tatiana and Gerret Copeland, with additional support from Athena and Timothy Blackburn.

Part of the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Vocal Arts Series

Event Address

Lincoln Theater
100 California Drive
Yountville CA 
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From Napa: Take Highway 29 North and exit at Yountville, also marked for Lincoln Theater and the California Veterans Home. Turn LEFT onto California Drive, and go straight down the tree-lined street. At the end, turn RIGHT. The theater is on the left, across from the Napa Valley Museum. Follow signs for parking.