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OPERA ON PARK

Our ever-popular Summer Concert Series treats music lovers to a precious portal into the essence of the art of singing.  Celebrated opera singers from across the country will transform the Winter Park University Club into a space for "must hear music."   See schedule and ticket info below and read more about the performers.

 

August 6th - Soprano Kenneithia Mitchell with Lynn Peghiny on Piano

August 13th - Baritone Daniel Belcher (Pictured above) with Lynn Peghiny on PIAno

August 27th - Soprano Wendy Bryn Harmer with Robin Stamper on Piano

 

Tickets are $30 each or $75 for all three recitals.  Tickets go on sale July 1st.

All concerts begin at 2pm and take place at the University Club of Winter Park (841 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789)

 

Soprano KENNEITHIA MITCHELL - August 6th

There is something in Kenneithia Mitchell's voice that goes straight to the heart... With a singularly mellow voice, effortless, and brilliant phrasing,"

- San Franisco Classical Voice

Read more HERE

 

 

Baritone DANIEL BELCHER - August 13th

"The kind of powerhouse stuff that indicates a star in the making"

- The Guardian, London

Read more HERE

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Soprano WENDY BRYN HARMER - August 27th

“enormous range, fortitide and bewitching command...spellbinding”

- Opera News

Read more HERE

 

 

Pianist ROBIN STAMPER currently serves as Managing Director and Chorus Master for Opera Tampa.  Robin originally grew up in Orlando and left to earn degrees in performance from the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School. He was Director of Music for the Kentucky Opera in Louisville for five years and then Music Director with the Nevada Opera for four years. In 2003, he returned to Orlando to serve as Music Director and Chorus Director with the Orlando Opera until the opera company closed in 2009. In 2011 he was named as Music Director for Florida Opera Theatre and remains as an artistic advisor to Opera Orlando.  He has also performed as a soloist and is sought after as a recital accompanist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Peghiny is a pianist from Orlando, FL. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Piano Performance.  A passion for choral music led to Lynn's position as accompanist for the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park under the direction of Dr. John V.  Sinclair. In addition to performing, Lynn is a dedicated teacher. Her studio consists of 48 piano students at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, FL.  She is a member of the American College of Musicians/National Guild of Piano Teachers and the National Federation of Music Clubs.