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ISO Holiday Spectacular
December 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Lakeland Genesis Concert Series presents
This annual favorite brings holiday cheer to audiences with symphonic works, Christmas carols and songs of the winter season (even without a truly “white Christmas” in Lakeland, Florida)! Join in on the fun with the audience-favorite Christmas Carol Sing-Along.
Sponsored in part by Radiology & Imaging Specialists.
Christopher Rhoden, narrator
Christopher Rhoden hails from Fort Meade, FL and has been residing in Lakeland for the past 5 years. He has enjoyed attending many of the ISO programs and is thrilled to now be a part of one! Christopher works for Hall Communications and can be heard every morning on Talk 1430 & Talk 96.7 WLKF’s morning program, “Mayhem in the AM”.
Teresa Castillo, Soprano
Hailed by the San Francisco Gate for her vocal “power and florid elegance”, soprano Teresa Castillo was a recent participant at San Francisco Opera’s prestigious Merola Opera Program and sang the role of #1 in Conrad Susa’s Transformations. She is a recent winner of the Anita Cerquetti International Opera Competition, semi-finalist in the prestigious Hans Gabor Belvedere competition, winner of the Elaine Malbin Competition, and career grant recipient from Career Bridges New York.
Eric Lindsey, baritone
Eric Lindsey is an Atlanta-born bass-baritone. Having performed with Sarasota Opera, Opera North and Opera Theatre Pittsburgh, he has sung under the direction of conductors Victor DeRenzi, Marcello Cormio, Brent McMunn, Dr. Charles Hausmann, Dr. Raymond Harvey, Ward Holmquist, and Dr. Brett Mitchell. His most recent roles include Sacristan in Tosca, with Opera North, Don Alfosno in Cosi fan Tutte, with Sarasota Opera, Rucker Lattimore (filling in for the illustrious Samuel Ramey) in Wichita tate University’s production of Carlisle Floyd’s Cold Sassy Tree, Sciarrone in Tosca, and Truffaldino in Aridane on Naxos.
Single tickets on sale at The RP Funding Center:
Students free with ID or parent ticket
Subscribers receive the best value with up to 20% off single ticket prices! Subscriptions for the Lakeland Genesis Concert Series start at $44 and include parking and ticket concierge.