provided to The Santiva Chronicle
The Sanibel Music Festival will feature the Opera Theater of Connecticut presenting “Lerner and Loewe – Masters of Glamour and Romance” at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Peace Lutheran Church, 15840 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. Favorites from hit musicals including My Fair Lady, Camelot, Brigadoon, and Gigi will be interpreted by the nationally lauded vocal ensemble, punctuated by commentary from Artistic Director Alan Mann.
Tickets are on sale now at www.SanibelMusicFestival.org ; in-person at Peace Lutheran Church; or by phone at 239-344-7025.
Opera Theater of Connecticut returns by popular demand to Sanibel Music Festival’s 36th season. The program will include songs now woven into the fabric of American musical history, such as “The Night They Invented Champagne,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “With A Little Bit of Luck,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “It’s Almost Like Being in Love,” and more.
Opera Theater of Connecticut has provided performing arts access to a wide audience by presenting high quality productions at an affordable price for nearly 40 years, both in their home state of Connecticut and beyond, Main Stage Opera Productions are fully mounted with ticket prices about half the cost of other professional opera companies.
Throughout March, Sanibel Music Festival presents a series of renowned artists. Opera Theater of Connecticut performs both matinee and evening performances on March 21. The highly acclaimed and entertaining New York Brass Arts Trio will return March 28. The season closes with the popular FGCU Bower School of Music Chamber Strings performing as part of the Emerging Artists Series on April 4.
All evening performances are at 7:30 pm. The matinee is at 2 pm. Tickets are $50 with discount packages available. Tickets for students are complimentary, underwritten by Sanibel Captiva Community Bank.
The Sanibel Music Festival, celebrating its 36th season, presents world renowned artists during the month of March. Incorporated in 1987 as a non-for-profit organization, its mission is to present classical music of the highest standard at affordable prices and to promote the careers of emerging artists through performance opportunities. The Festival is grateful for the support of Lee County Tourist Development Council and for website sponsorship by the Bank of the Islands.