First Coast Opera: 'An Operatic Feast'
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 | 6 p.m.
For its season opener, First Coast Opera will present an evening of operatic excerpts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Anastasia Catholic Church in St. Augustine.
The program, "An Operatic Feast," is a celebration of fine dining and operatic excepts performed by local artists Lisa Lockhart, Brittany Fouche, Regina Torres, John Daughtery and Brandon Smith.
The enjoyment of food and entertainment has long been an important social ritual. The tradition of the roman banquet is often described as a feast for the senses and was an opportunity for a host to impress his guests not just with the bounty of his larder, but with extravagant entertainment.
The evening will include dinner catered by La Cucina and the performance. Tickets are $75. A VIP option includes a pre-show reception at 5:30 p.m., with an artist Meet and Greet, Preferred Seating, dinner and performance. VIP tickets are $125.
First Coast Opera serves Northeast Florida with professional opera performances for the education, cultural enhancement and enjoyment of the community, combining artistic excellence and the development of local and regional talent.
Admission: $75, dinner and concert; $125 VIP tickets, includes a reception, a meet and greet with the performers, dinner, preferred seating and the performance. For information or to purchase tickets, visit here.
When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021
Where: The St. Jude Preservation Hall at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 5205 A1A S. St. Augustine.