The annual fall gala of the Utah Lyric Opera Society will be held Friday at the Utah Valley State College ballroom. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner followed by a performance of opera, Gilbert & Sullivan and show music.
Performers for the evening include international stars Rebecca Ravenshaw and Arnold Rawls. In addition, local solos, duets, quartets and other ensembles will perform.Tickets are available at the two locations of Best in Music in Provo, at a cost of $19.50 each. Reservations or additional information can be obtained by calling 225-9235 or 225-9236.
In addition, master classes will be held Saturday conducted by Ravenshaw and Rawls. Those interested in attending the classes may call 224-8342 for additional information and registration.
The ULOS show calendar for the 1998-99 season includes thirteen performances of "Amahl and the Night Visitors" in late November and December; "Opera for Lovers" on Feb. 13, 1999; and "Cosi von Tutti" is scheduled for May and June 1999.