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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.

Guest Artists

Christopher Rhoden, narrator

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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

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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

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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:
Gold $35
Silver $25
Bronze $15
Students free with ID or parent ticket


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