Opera Mississippi presents celebration
Opera Mississippi will celebrate the closing of its 75th Anniversary season with an in person event at the Jackson Yacht Club, Thursday, June 17 at 6: 30 p.m. The Diamond Anniversary Celebration Concert will feature music that covers the entire span of the company’s existence. Hosted by William Fulton, formerly of Mississippi Public Radio, the concert also features seven singers and the Opera Mississippi Chamber Orchestra. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:30, followed by the concert at 7:30. Preparing for the event are (from left, back) Patti Wentworth, Lynn Wentworth, Elbert Bivins, Jay Dean, Richard Hudson; and (front) Barbara Travis, Ora Reed, Mary Atchley. For more event and cast information, and to purchase tickets go to www.operams.org or call 601-960-2300.