Family Concert – Tales from the Briar Patch

Date(s) - Apr 02, 2023
2:00 pm

Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek

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Discounted ticket prices are available for youth (13-17, $10), children (12 and under, free), and senior groups of ten or more (62 and up, $30). The price for each ticket is chosen in the drop-down menu that appears when the desired seat is selected. 

Coproduction with Festival Opera
Omari Tau as Brer Fox
Marcus Page as Brer Rabbit
Shawnette Sulker as Sister Sparrow
Aisha Campbell as Sister Robin
Leberta Lorál as Madame Partridge

Also featuring:
Yen Liang Young Artist Competition winner Minna Fu, piano (soloist, “Rhapsody in Blue”)

This joyous concert features a humorous new mini-opera inspired by the traditional stories of the famous trickster Brer Rabbit. With a toe tapping and energetic first half, this concert is a great outing for the whole family.

Leonard Bernstein – Candide Overture
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue
Nkeiru Okoye – Tales from the Briar Patch