The newly renamed Opera Coeur d’Alene (formerly Opera Plus) is presenting a spring production for the first time this weekend.
“Opera Close Up” will feature seven singers performing Menotti’s “The Telephone” along with well-known selections from a number of operas, including “Carmen,” “La Boheme,” “Faust,” “Cosi Fan Tutte,” “Rigoletto,” “Don Giovanni” and “The Barber of Seville.”
There also will be a scene from Rossini’s “La Cenerentola (Cinderella),” which the company will produce in full this fall.
Performers include Steve Mortier and Stephen Hartley, baritone; Allison Pohl, soprano; Alissa Anderson and Katherine Kennedy, mezzo soprano; Chad Berlinghieri, tenor; and Jamie Offenbach, bass. Rita Huber is the pianist.
Performances will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center at the Old Church, 405 Williams St., Post Falls.
Tickets are $35, which includes complimentary light desserts; wine and other beverages will be available for purchase. Prepaid reservations only; call (208) 676-8313.
For more information, see www.operacda.org.
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