Love Potion No. 9: a gala for Opera Las Vegas



Opera Las Vegas’ 2019 gala celebrates this year’s mainstage opera, The Elixir of Love with love “Love Potion No. 9” offers fine cuisine and libations, a broad spectrum of thrilling music, dazzling guests, auction steals, decadent sweets, sterling company, glamorous fun and an evening of love. As champagne is poured, partiers will have a chance to browse the extensive selection of Silent Auction items, including a week’s stay at a time share on a Greek beach. Saturday, Feb 2nd, 6pm La Sirena Ballroom at Green Valley Ranch

2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Henderson, NV, 89052

Tickets While dessert is savored, the runway is cleared for a heady mix of fast-paced popular and operatic delights. The celebrated musician Keith Thompson will bring together some of the Strip’s best en- tertainers to deliver show-stopping solos and ensemble numbers. Thompson is well known as the creator of the wildly popular series “Composers’ Showcase,” which performs to rave reviews every month at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center. Thompson is also the brains behind the much heralded revue, “The Cocktail Cabaret,” which raises the roof at Cleopatra’s Barge Showroom at Caesar’s Palace, and formerly served as Music Director for the local long-running hit “Jersey Boys.” The uber-talented arrangerr-pianist has created a musical review that will provide the kick in an evening of high-spirited entertainment.


The Opera Las Vegas Youth Chorus will add its voice to with a special medley, raising its collective voices in songs that champion the power of love. Gala guests will also be treated to three out- standing “Rising Stars” from the OLV roster. Soprano Athena Mertes has