Abridged Opera To Showcase Villains of Opera, Music Theatre & Film

Abridged Opera continues its outdoor concert series at Wagner Orchards and Estate Winery this Sat., Oct. 16, featuring the villains of opera, music theatre and film.

Concert goers can expect to hear infamous villains like the Queen of the Night (Mozart’s The Magic Flute), The Sanderson Sisters (Hocus Pocus), Ursula (The Little Mermaid), and more!

Following the success of Abridged Opera’s August concert on the Abridged Opera Farm, they are excited to present more outdoor, socially-distanced singing. The performances will take place in Wagner Orchards’ open-air pavilion. Parking is available near the barn and along the road. Wagner’s wine and hard cider will be available for purchase.

The concert features local performers, Erin Armstrong, Kaitlyn Clifford, Amelia Daigle, Brianna DeSantis, Alyssa Epp, and Jilda Farias with special guest, Stephanie Allen Santos. They will be joined by Abridged Opera Youth Artists, Elise Holbrook, Braylon Belanger, and Amanda Unger. The concert will be accompanied by repetiteur, Claire Harris of Opera Revue.

All attendees must self-screen prior to attending:

1. Do not attend if you have been outside the country within the last 14 days.

2. Do not attend if you have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

3. Do not attend if you are experiencing common COVID-19 symptoms, such as, fever, headache, dry cough, loss of taste or smell. Masks must be worn until seated for the duration of the concert.

Villains takes place on Saturday, October 16 at 7:30 pm at Wagner Orchards and Estate Winery (1222 Lakeshore Rd., 103, Lakeshore).

Tickets include Wagner’s craft cider and apple strudel, and are $45 for Adults and are available at www.abridgedopera.com, at Wagner Orchards and Estate Winery or by calling 226-346-8372.

(Presss release submitted by Abridged Opera)