The Granfalloon Presents Dinner And The Opera

Monday, October 11, 2021

New entertainment will be coming to the Southside as The Granfalloon presents Dinner and The Opera at the Granfalloon, a reoccurring program which will premier on Friday, Nov. 12. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., this event will include a three-course dinner and four voices in a concert of solos and duets form standard operas. The hour of music (in two halves) will be performed by vocalists from the metro Chattanooga and Atlanta areas.

Ubiquitous Chattanooga impresario Harv Wileman will produce and emcee this concert featuring coloratura soprano Natalie Almeter; jazz and blues mezzo-soprano Neshawn Calloway showing her classical side; tenor Michael Mays; and baritone Ryan Henry; accompanied by Matt McNeil on the Granfalloon’s vintage Steinway. Special appearances by renowned violinist Mark Reneau and clarinetist Luke Sharp. Featured music will be by Bizet, Donizetti, Gounod, Handel, Korngold, Massenet, Mozart, Puccini and more.

Real-time English translations of the arias and duets will be projected on a screen on the side of the stage.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.

Dinner (table service) will include: 
Hors d’oeuvres - tomato basil bruschetta served with baguette toast points

Entrée (choose one)
- Chicken sherry mushroom crepes, served with mashed potatoes and a salad of mixed greens, almonds and apples
- Creamy pesto penne with roasted tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach, served with garlic bread and a salad of mixed greens, almonds and apples

Dessert - tart trio: chocolate, fruit, cheesecake

Drinks - soft drinks, tea and coffee.  Cash bar available

Tickets are $40 plus tax. Seating will be limited, and reservations are required. Visit http://www.granfalloonchattanooga.com/calendar-of-events for details and to purchase tickets or call 661-3185 for more information.

 

 


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