Opera Invasion Grand Finale

The event plan: Each Young Artist will start at a different place on the grounds at 7:15pm, singing opera at the top of their lungs. As they walk toward Bestor Plaza, they will meet up with some of their fellow artists to form duets, trios, and quartets. Five groups will then arrive in Bestor Plaza at 7:30pm, where Steven Osgood will lead the artists and community in a sing-a-long from 7:30-7:45pm.

There are several ways you can enjoy the Opera Invasion Grand Finale!

You could pick your favorite Young Artist to follow from their starting point all the way to Bestor Plaza.

You could wait at a convergence point and follow the duet or quartet from that point.

Or you could wait at Bestor Plaza for all of the artists to converge at 7:30pm.


See the map below (or click here) for all of the artists' routes. Scroll down for a detailed list of starting and convergence points.

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Starting points (7:15pm)
Don Pasquale chorus (purple)
Spencer - Whittier, by the Arboretum - R,8
Tascha - Bryant, far East hill - T,7
Chelsea Bolter - South Lake, by the tennis courts - S,6
Kameron - Lenna Hall - H,8

Hydrogen Jukebox cast (green)
Eric - Palestine & Whythe - M,6
Evan - South Lake Drive & Haven - Q,5
Mario - Heather's Inn on Miller - L,6
Natalie - South Terrace & Vincent - L,4
Helen - Simpson & Vincent - L,4
Chelsea Friedlander - North Lake Drive & McClintock - H,4

L'Orfeo group (orange)
Jacob - The Bell Tower - L,1
Megan - Root & Whythe, behind Bratton Theater - I,6
Alaysha - near Prendergast Playground at Turner - D,9
Ricardo - Andrews & McClintock - H,5

Hydrogen Jukebox covers (brown)
Frank - Elm st, close to the lake - B,6
Emily Howes - North Lake Drive & Evergreen - D,5
Omar - North Lake Drive & Hurst - H,4
Blake - near the Elm gate - B,8
Emily Jensen - Harper st - C,9
Tookah - Scott, near Strohl Art Center - I,7

Norinas and Ernestos (pink)
Arnold - Mabel Powers Firecircle - R,6
Laura - Emerson & Wythe- R,8
Andrew - Cookman, near the Hall of Philosophy - 6,9
Rebekah - Massey near the Main gate - L,8

Convergence points (Approximately 7:20-7:25pm)
Don Pasquale chorus (purple)
South gate - Spencer & Kameron
Hall of christ - Tascha & Chelsea Bolter
Lincoln Park - All

Hydrogen Jukebox cast (green)
Sports club - Evan, Eric & Mario
The Gleason Hotel - Natalie, Helen & Chelsea Friedlander
Miller Park - All

L'Orfeo group (orange)
Lenna Hall - Ricardo & Alaysha
The bookstore - Jacob & Megan
Palestine & Vincent Brick Walk - All

Hydrogen Jukebox covers (brown)
Pratt & Evergreen - Omar, Frank, Blake
Hedding & Palestine - Tookah, Emily Jensen, Emily Howes
Pratt & Hurst -All

Norinas and Ernestos (pink)
Smith Wilkes Hall - Laura & Arnold
Pratt & Scott - Rebekah & Andrew
Bestor Plaza -All


Grand Finale (7:30-7:45pm)
A sing-a-long in Bestor Plaza