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 Melodies Sous Les Chênes

Songs Beneath the Oaks” is an afternoon concert featuring French art songs (melodies) and opera excerpts performed by the talented young artists of Spotlight on Opera’s 2015 Summer Season.

Sunday, August 2ndEventbrite - Melodies Sous Les Chênes
3:00 pm
French Legation Museum Lawn
$10 Suggested donation

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Bruno Barbosa
Evan Brown
Jensine Caranto
Danny Castillo
Scott Clark
Kelsey Harston
Keeley Hooker
Andrea Horton
Virginia Luehrson
Celeste Morales
Lindsey Pino
Trey Pittman
Jamie Taylor
Elena Villalon

Under the direction of Cindy Sadler
Music direction by Graham Yates and Miaomiao Wang

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and picnics.  Concessions will be available.

Proceedes benefit the French Legation Museum and Spotlight on Opera.

Visit Spotlight on Opera’s website for more information.

The Magikhana Show

Come out to the museum for a magical evening under the oaks.  The Magikhana Show mixes magic and comedy that will keep audiences guessing.  This family-friendly program features renowned juggler, magician, mime, and comedian, Arsene Dupin along with the Magical Mystical Michael, Mama Lou, Owl Morrison and Peter the Adequate.SONY DSC

Saturday April 4th

Time: 5:00 pm
Location: French Legation Museum Lawn
Tickets: $5

Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnic dinners.  Concessions will be available.

For more information about the performers:

Arsene Dupin: http://www.arsenedupin.com/

Magical Mystical Michael: http://www.magicalmysticalmichael.com/

Spotlight Concerts presents A Classic Christmasspotlight_concerts_logo3

Get in the holiday spirit and enjoy selections from Handel’s Messiah, classic Christmas carols, and other seasonal favorites, as well as a sing-along.  Performers include Cindy Sadler mezzo-soprano, June Julian soprano, Kevin Brant tenor, and Tim O’Brien baritone.

Saturday, December 6th 2:00 pm  

Location: Detached Kitchen

Tickets: $10, suggested donation

Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to this outdoor concert. Warm drinks and concessions will be available.

All proceeds go to benefit the museum and Spotlight Concerts.


Opera Sampler

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 pm

Listen to selections from The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, Madama Butterfly, and La Cenerentola, while enjoying a fall afternoon under the oaks.  

Starring Olivia Douglas, Ashley Duplechien, Andrew Head, Krista Lunquist, and Roland Ulen under the musical direction of Kristin Roach.

Location: Front Lawn of the Historic House

Tickets: $20 general public

$10 seniors/students/military (with ID)

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Highlights from Carmen

Spotlight Concerts presents the most beloved opera in the repertoire – Bizet’s Carmen! Hear all your favorite selections from the ill-fated love story between a fiery Spanish Gypsy and a troubled soldier, including the Habanera, the Toreador Song, the Flower Song, and more.

Starring: Cindy Sadler, mezzo-soprano, Nicholas Simpson, tenor, Jesse Enderle,baratone, Kara Smoot, soprano  Megan Allysa Liles, mezzo-soprano, Kevin Bryant, tenor, Andy Fleming, tenor, and with Kristin Roach at the piano.

September 27, 2014, 3:00- 6:00 pm

Location: Front Lawn of the historic house

Tickets: $20 General Public

$10 Seniors/Students/Military (with ID)



Sadler, Simpson, and Trevino in Concert, Featuring Nyle Matsuoka, Piano


Spotlight Concerts presents four of Austin’s most dynamic classical artists in a concert of Verdi, Ponchielli,Handel, Weill, Hoiby, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Rodgers & Hammerstein.

Starring: Cindy Sadler, mezzo-soprano, Nicholas Simpson, tenor, Matthew Treviño, bass, and Nyle Matsuoka, piano.

October 4, 2014, 3:00- 6:00 pm

Location: Front Lawn of the Historic house

Tickets: $20 general public

$10 seniors/students/military (with ID)

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