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Les Mis in Concert – SOLD OUT!
October 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Tickets are SOLD OUT!
Join us as we celebrate the 160th anniversary of the publication of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables with a concert of selections from the musical “Les Misérables” by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg.
The evening will feature Jessica Pray Patel, soprano; and Thaddeus Ennen, baritone; accompanied by
Daniel Kleinknecht on piano.
With dramatic reading of passages from the novel by Tim Budd.
Masks are required. Tickets are SOLD OUT!
La Marseillaise (audience sing along)
I Dreamed A Dream
Who Am I?
Castle on a Cloud
In My Life
A Heart Full of Love
Bring Him Home
On My Own
A Little Fall of Rain
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables
Do You Hear the People Sing? (audience sing along)
Thaddeus Ennen, baritone and Iowa native, recently relocated to Cedar Rapids from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to teach voice and music at Mount Mercy University and Coe College. He holds a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Simpson College. He is currently finalizing his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Louisiana State University.
Previously, Thaddeus could be found performing opera and concerts throughout the United States. Recent engagements include work with Des Moines Metro Opera, Cedar Rapids Opera, Central City Opera, Opéra Louisiane, Santa Fe Opera, Pensacola Opera, and Knoxville Opera.
Jessica Pray Patel, soprano, has been noted for her “exquisite control and warm vocal timbre” (Jacksonville News) and her “indomitable spirit” and “sweet, clear quality” (The Day). Jessica holds a Master of Music in Voice from the Yale School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Iowa. Jessica has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony, Eastern Connecticut Symphony, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, Yale Symphony Orchestra, and at Carnegie Hall.
In the 2021-2022 season Jessica performed in concert as the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem (Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale), Handel’s Messiah (Orchestra Iowa), Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis (Iowa City Chamber Singers).
Tim Budd is an actor who performs frequently in productions at Riverside Theatre. He is also a clerk at Prairie Lights Books.
Tickets are free but are required. A ticket does not guarantee a seat.
Masks are required.