St. Augustine will be honored with concerts by the rising stars of the Metropolitan Opera October 3rd through May 8. This will be the 37th season of the concert series called EMMA.
The Met has long been the venue for the top musicians in the world and has also been the launching pad for new stars. This is a chance to see and listen to the best of the up and coming stars.
The concerts will be held at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street. Tickets will range from $30 to $40 depending on the concert. There will also be a free concert on May 8 by Janet Rabe-Meyer, Soprano & Ensemble. Find out about the concerts and obtain tickets at emmaconcerts.com
EMMA was formed in 1979 by a small group of music lovers. Its original name was Emil Maestre Music Association, named for a famous Spanish cellist, Emil Maestre, who retired to St. Augustine.
Motown Party Tour
Also coming to St. Augustine is Myles Savage's Last Original Stars. The tour is as much a party as a performance with fans dancing in the aisles, singing and shouting while the talented performers rendition the music of The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temptations and the Marvellettes. Performances will be on September 26 at Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium at 3 and 7 pm. Tickets are already sold out for the 7pm show. Get your tickets for the 3pm show by calling 904-495-5001.
Caribbean Soul Fest
The Caribbean Soul Fest, which was set for September 18 through 20th has been rescheduled to October 31st. Call 904-769-3223 for new event location and time.
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