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Fall 2006

September 21, 2006
TPAC's War Memorial Auditorium

He was the leader of the Egyptian army. She was the enslaved daughter of Egypt's greatest enemy. But their love could not be denied, even in the face of death. Learn more about Nashville Opera's upcoming production of Aida .  From Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi, comes this passionate tale of treason, jealousy, and forbidden love. One of the most famous operas ever written, Aida features thrilling choruses, wonderful melodies, intense emotion, and the famous Triumphal March.

Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of producing one of the most famous operas ever written, show pictures of the outstanding costumes and set, and provide excerpts of Verdi's amazing score.


Joy Calico, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music
John Hoomes, Artistic Director of Nashville Opera


Cindy Steine, Public Relations Specialist, Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music

Reservations will only be accepted 3 weeks prior to event date.


October 2006
Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville
TPAC's War Memorial Auditorium


November 2006
TPAC's Broadway Series: Disney's  The Lion King
TPAC's War Memorial Auditorium

To help defray the cost of the luncheon series, cash donations will be accepted at the door.   A portion of the proceeds collected at this luncheon will be donated to Nashville Opera.    To learn more about this organization, please visit their website at .