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Concert of Hope

Concert of Hope - The Best of Broadway and Opera Location: First Baptist Church (1311 – 4 Street SW, Calgary) When: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 7:30 PM Contact Number: 403-279-3603 WebSite: Come and join Calgary's finest singers and a live orchestra at an event that promises to leave you humming some of the best tunes from the worlds of Opera, Broadway musicals, and the Big Band era! Jason Erhardt, former director of music at First Alliance Church, will direct this concert. "Concert of Hope" has become an event more and more Calgarians look forward to every year. This year marks their seventh year presenting this benefit concert. This year's guest artists include soprano Michelle Minke, and Lauren Woods, Karen Minish from Cowtown Opera Company. Argentinean tenor Jorge Aviles will emcee and also perform in this concert. The programme includes "The Flower Duet" from Lakmé, "Prima Donna" from Phantom of the Opera, "Queen of the Night" aria from Mozart's Magic Flute, "Over the Rainbow" from Wizard of Oz, and more. All proceeds from this year's Concert of Hope will be supporting Compassion Canada's Child Survival Program in El Salvador, as well as the Calgary International Learning Centre (the ESL program for newcomers) offered at First Baptist Church. -------- TICKETS: $25 (general admission) Tickets are available through, by calling (403) 279-3603, or at the door. INFO: Call (403) 796-3603 or visit for more information.. Event Details. Location: 1311 – 4 Street SW