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Opera & Dinner - A Gala Event with Seaglass Theater Company

The James Arnold Mansion held its first Opera & Dinner Gala Event, which featured the esteemed Seaglass Theater Company.

Location: James Arnold Mansion, 427 County Street, New Bedford, MA
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: $125 per person

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The James Arnold Mansion hosted its first Opera & Dinner Gala Event, featuring the esteemed Seaglass Theater Company. This spectacular evening showcased a lineup of talented artists who performed beloved arias, duets, and choruses from renowned operas like La Traviata, Carmen, Tosca, Die Fledermaus, Turandot, Rigoletto, and more.

The event took place at the elegant James Arnold Mansion, providing a delightful ambiance for an unforgettable experience. The evening's entertainment was divided into two acts.

Act I

A Cocktail Party: Guests gathered in the Mansion's salon for a cocktail reception and hors d'oeuvres. The artists performed live, creating a lively and engaging atmosphere as they mingled with the attendees.

Act II

A Salon Concert: Following the cocktail party, guests moved to the Mansion's dining room for a gourmet land and sea dinner. The delectable menu included a garden salad, roast tenderloin, baked stuffed shrimp, twice-baked potato, seasoned vegetables, and a delightful finale of creamy New York cheesecake with strawberries. The artists continued to enchant the audience with mesmerizing performances featuring the music of Puccini, Verdi, Delibes, and Bernstein.

Throughout the evening, there was an opportunity to participate in a silent auction, offering a variety of unique objects for bidding. It was a chance to acquire something special while supporting the arts.

Seating was limited, so early reservations had been recommended. Tickets for this extraordinary Opera & Dinner Gala Event were priced at $125 per person.

The unforgettable evening of opera, delectable cuisine, and elegant ambiance at the James Arnold Mansion has passed. Those who joined experienced a night of enchantment and immersed themselves in the world of classical music and culinary excellence.