MAC DOWELL CLUB'S ANNUAL OPERA EXTRAVAGANZA

Published on: 11/9/2011

Divas all, the yearly gathering of the MacDowell Club's operatic mavens is 3 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, November 20th, 2011, at the

Steinway Piano Gallery, 11550 W. North Avenue in Wauwatosa. Chaired by Sally Lane Schwarz of

Menomonee Falls (wearing pink boa in photo),

works of Bizet, Debussy, Gluck, Handel, Massenet, Nicolai and Turina will fill the air.

 

Joining Schwarz will be fellow Club members Enid Bootzin Berkovits (Mequon); Kay Belich (West Allis); Linda Ehlers (Milwaukee); Judith Pilon (Wauwatosa) and Donna Shriner (Shorewood).

 

Also performing are violinist Joan Rooney (Port Washington) and guest cellist Kirsti Pajunen (Wauwatosa) with pianists Shanti Daya (Brookfield); Suzanne Pajunen (Wauwatosa); Geraldine Thien Stone (Wauwatosa); Sr. Marion

Verhaalen (Milwaukee); and guest accompanist

Patty Clemens (Mequon).

 

The program, the second of six in the music club's 102nd season, is free although donations to the organization's scholarship fund are always welcome. The public is most cordially invited to attend and classically trained musicians are encouraged to audition in January for Performing Memberships.

 

Additional information can be found on the Club's website: macdowellclubmilwaukee.org