The opera returns to Mercer Island for one night only! Join Seattle’s finest opera singers, accompanied by Glenda Williams, previous principal opera coach/accompanist at the University of Washington and Cornish College of the Arts, and recent 2018 Chopin Northwest Competition’s gold medalist, Luke Raffanti and local guitarists, The Montlake Duo, as they perform Spanish canciones and romantic zarzuelas at the 2nd Annual Canciones Para Puerto Rico.
Your ticket includes delicious Caribbean-inspired soul food bites from Columbia City’s Island Soul Rum Bar & Soul Shack that are sure to delight while Yakima Valley’s Paradisos del Sol Winery and Organic Vineyard’s will offer their full, rich wine pours (available for purchase with ticket or a la carte).
Co-hosted by the La Isla Foundation, a volunteer-led non-profit organization in Seattle working to help enhance living conditions and provide solutions for sustainable growth and development throughout the communities of Puerto Rico, proceeds raised will benefit the The Juan Sanchez Rivera Fisherman’s Association, a group of 19 fishermen, including divers, anglers, and net fishermen, located in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, to replace equipment destroyed during the back-to-back hurricanes in 2017.
When: Friday, May 3rd | doors open at 7:00 p.m. | performance at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Congregational Church on Mercer Island | 4545 Island Crest Way, Mercer Island
Cost: Pre-sale online prices $15-$45 (ticket prices increase at the door)
$15 youth and $25 adult general admissions include bites, dessert, coffee, and tea
$35 adult general admission with all of the above and wine pour
VIP $45 (limited number) include reserved seating with service for all of the above (no waiting in food or beverage lines!) and wine pour in commemorative take-home glass
Dress code: Semi-formal encourage but not required
Need to know: Stock up for your weekend with a bottle or case of wine from Paradisos del Sol Winery and Organic Vineyard and grab take-home food plates from Island Soul Rum Bar & Soul Shack, both available for purchase.
Can’t make it out but still want to help? Donate to our La Isla Foundation Go Fund Me page at https://www.gofundme.com/laislafund.