December 7, 2021December 9, 2021 Admin The Opera Society Holiday Party! General (L-R) Mitch Roe, Artistic Administrator, Baritone Michael Pandolfo, Soprano Amanda Olmea, Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Doche, Soprano Katherine Holobinko, Tenor Charles Calotta, Accompanist Jared Peroune Festive Holiday place setting awaiting the guests in the Atlantic Ballroom of the Lauderdale Yacht Club. Dr. Gloria Kline, past President of The Opera Society, ready to check in the guests! Dr. Jan Solomon, CoChair, checking the check-in desk! Article continues below CoChair Patrice Tedescko, Esq. her husband Robert Ferencik,Esq, CoChair Dr.Linda Balent, Baritone Michael Pandolfo, Dr Alvan Balent outdoors for the cocktail hour. The weather was perfect. A perfect evening for the guests! Cochairs Patrice Tedescko, Linda Balent and Jan Solomon welcome the guests and toast Florida Grand Opera! CEO and General Director of Florida Grand Opera, Susan Danis, rises to introduce the artists and begin the program. The artists singing a wonderful selection of opera favorites and Holiday favorites. Article continues below (L-R) Adrienne Gang, Past Opera Society President Melanie Camp and Mitch Roe enjoying their first course! Gloria Kline, Jan Solomon and Gui Proenca of the FGO Development Department Elizabeth Hopwood and Sherrill Capi Luis Valenzuela of the FGO Education Department with Beth Holland and Paul Craffey Past Opera Society Presidents Jan Solomon and Barbara Copanos share fond memories Brian Hero and Nick Svorinich, Director of Marketing, FGO Roger Sturgeon and Victor Kendall, FGO Director of Development Courtney Barnes and Tenor Charles Calotta Soprano Amanda Olmea and Dr. Jovana Vukovic ENJOY THE REST OF THE PHOTOS!!! Studio Artist Sponsor Claire Fair and Susan Danis follow the program during the sing-a-long! Jacqueline Kamin, Chair Board of Directors, Per Loof, Robin Blackwell and Mia Glick Mia and Robert Glick, Treasurer of the Board of Directors Florida Grand Opera Karen and Robert Dinerstein, new member of the Board of Directors Florida Grand Opera Alexander Jenkins and Joann Bratt Vice President, Public Relations, Barry Rabinowitz in festive holiday attire! (L-R) Harold Solomon, Robert Gang, FGO Board of Directors, Jan Solomon and Adrienne Gang enjoying the program Mitch Roe announces the beginning of the sing-a-long! The Swing City Trio Robin Blackwell and Victor Kendall enjoy the dance floor! The Steinbergs enjoy dancing!!