Rimrock Opera presents OperaFest, an evening of live opera entertainment, fine dining, with upscale live and silent auctions on Saturday, April 6, at the Yellowstone Country Club.
Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and no-host cocktails, followed by a gourmet Middle East dinner with select wines.
Master of ceremonies is Rimrock Opera's artistic director Douglas Nagel. Tom Towe is auctioneer. Rimrock Opera Chorus for Kids (ROCK) takes the stage to open the show. The cast of the upcoming opera "Aida" performing at OperaFest includes Andrea Garritano, Christopher Bengochea, Michelle Berger, Dennis Rupp, Robert Aaron Taylor, Carolyn Coefield and Daren Small. Accompanists are MaryKate Hotaling and Jan Halmes.
OperaFest is a unique opportunity to meet and hear these professional artists in an intimate setting.
Live auction items include a jewelry piece from Montague’s, an African photo safari for two, and an appearance in a main stage opera. Other auction favorites include two private gourmet dinners for eight by prominent chefs, and a wine and hors d’oeuvre party for 20 by City Vineyard and Tom Nelson Catering, all featuring live opera entertainment.
Advance reservations are $100 or $110 at the door. To reserve your place or for more information on OperaFest, call 406-671-2214 or visit www.rimrockopera.org.