Cupid's Christmas Special
Sustain the warmth of the Holidays right through to
February 14 by giving reservations for the ONS Annual
Gala Fundraiser Opera Valentine, taking advantage of
Cupid's discount of $5.00 per ticket.
ONS members and ICCA members can take advantage of
Cupid's Christmas Special at $80.00 if they
purchase their tickets before December 31st.
The theme: "Lasciatemi cantare" - "Let me sing":
five vocalists eagerly waiting to entertain you
with their songs of love.
Your Music Director and Host: Paula Rockwell,
with pianist Tara Scott.
Her vocally outstanding Quartet, offering
operatic arias and ensembles:
Soprano Maureen Batt, taking time from her busy
career in Ontario to whet our guests' appetite for her
starring roles in the upcoming ONS Spring Production.
Mezzo Soprano Paula Rockwell, one of Nova Scotia's
most popular personalities in vocal performance and
pedagogy, gracing each successive Gala with her
congenial hosting and good spirits.
Tenor Leander Mendoza, having charmed us at our
St. Margaret's Bay Musicale, eagerly looking forward to
weaving his lyrical spell around each dining table.
Bass-baritone Jon-Paul Décosse, returning by popular
request for his second Opera Valentine in a row, after
delighting last season's Don Giovanni audiences
with his portrayal of Leporello.
Prize Winner Opera Valentine Debut:
Soprano Jayani Abeysekera,
2014 Kiwanis Festival Opera Solo Class ONS Prize.
The Menu. Chef Lanfranco Nardi
creates five courses in delicious harmony:
Antipasto: Mare e MontiSea and Land: garlic potato with scallop and shrimpPasta: Tortellini al formaggio in salsa biancaCheese Tortellini in a velvet cream sauceMain Course:
Petto di pollo con formaggio di capra e asparagiChicken breast with goat cheese and asparagusPatate al forno, fagiolini e caroteRoasted potatoes, string beans and carrotsInsalata mistaSpring Mix salad with Italian vinaigretteDessert: "from the pastry chef with love"
Cannoli alla cremaCannoli with creamCoffee and Tea
Italian wines will be available for purchase at the bar.
Reservations: Call Sheila at 445-5768. Tell her if you
prefer a vegetarian menu or if for dietary reasons you
require any other food adjustments from the kitchen.
NB Deadline: After January 1, 2015,
the full price of $85.00 will apply.