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Concert Opera - La Gioconda

Calgary Concert Opera presents La Gioconda! - Calgary Concert Opera Company with Opera by Request and Foothill Philharmonic Chorus have teamed up to present the concert version of: La Gioconda by Ponchielli! June 10, Airdrie Alliance Church, 7pm - 1604 Summerfield Blvd June 12, Calgary First Baptist Church, 2pm - 1311 4 St SW June 14, Okotoks United Church, 7pm - 43 Riverside Dr (Free Parking in Church lots) The opera's title translates as The Happy Woman. The story revolves around a woman, Gioconda, who so loves her mother that when Laura, her rival in love for the heart of Enzo, saves her mother's life, Gioconda puts aside her own romantic love to repay her. The villain Barnaba tries to seduce Gioconda, but she prefers death. Tickets $20! www.calgaryconcertopera.com https://airdriegioconda.eventbrite.ca 43 Riverside Dr