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Opera Comes to the Space Coast as Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Presents “Evangeline”

Nov. 7th Performance Marks Only the Third Presentation of the Chamber Opera in the World and the First Opera for Holy Trinity’s High School Choral Department

Senior Mason Sands plays Gabriel and junior Anikka Schleismann plays Evangeline in Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s chamber opera, “Evangeline.”
Senior Mason Sands plays Gabriel and junior Anikka Schleismann plays Evangeline in Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s chamber opera, “Evangeline.”

It’s not often that Space Coast residents can enjoy live opera without traveling to Orlando or beyond, but on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m., patrons of the arts are in for a treat as Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy presents the chamber opera, “Evangeline,” composed by Vermont-based composer Gwyneth Walker.

The performance, to be held at Holy Trinity’s Scott Center for Worship and the Performing Arts at its Pineda campus, marks only the third time that “Evangeline” will be presented in the world. It is also the first time Holy Trinity students have performed a chamber opera, an opera written to be performed with a musical ensemble rather than a full orchestra. Continue reading Opera Comes to the Space Coast as Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Presents “Evangeline”