Southern Oregon Repertory Singers present Repertory Repartee
The Southern Oregon Repertory Singers presents its second in a series of fundraisers for their education outreach program, "An Evening with Bernstein and Sondheim: Friends in life and music," performed by members and friends of the Repertory Singers on Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Center on Fourth Street.
The evening will be moderated by local favorite Doyne Mraz. Mraz has assembled an evening of information and personal stories highlighting selections from "West Side Story," "Company," "Into the Woods," "A Little Night Music," "On the Town," "Trouble in Tahiti," "Merrily We Roll Along," "Candide" and Bernstein's "Mass."
Performers are Donnelly Fenn, Dennis Funk, Colleen Graves, Joelle Graves, Roger Graves, Linda Hawkes, Marcia Katzmar, Tami Marston, Don Matthews, Chris Phillips, Alice Turner, Tom Walker and Michael Wing.
All of the performers are known in the valley for their solo work and roles in musical theatre in addition to singing with the Repertory Singers. Tricia Leines and Erik Connelly are the featured guest artists for the evening, recreating their starring roles in "Candide" and "West Side Story."
Accompanied by Jodi French on piano and Stu Turner on bass the evening will culminate with a wine and cheese reception.
Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in advance by calling 552-0900 or at the door. A portion of a Repartee ticket price may be tax-deductible.
The mission of the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers is to promote high-quality choral music and to advocate for lifelong choral singing. It pursues its mission through a concert series and by visiting Rogue Valley public schools.