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Call to Artists – Rogue Opera “Elixir of Love”

Rogue Opera logoCALL TO ARTISTS

Juried Competition for the
Performance of “Elixir of Love” Poster Design 2012

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday July 22, 2011
$500 Cash Prize for 1st Place
2-5th Place – Art to be shown and auctioned at Gala Event in Spring 2012
50% of proceeds to benefit Rogue Opera
THEME: Gaetano Donizetti’s “Elixir of Love” (L’elisir d’amore)

An Italian comic opera penned in the 1830’s by famed composer Gaetano Donizetti. One of opera’s most popular romantic comedies, The Elixir of Love tells the story of a love triangle involving a lovable and simple country peasant, Nemorino, a dashing but vain sergeant, Belcore, and the enchanting town flirt, Adina. It takes place in a bucolic agricultural valley where the county folk make wine and grow fruit. Throw in a “magical” love potion and a traveling huckster, “Doctor” Dulcamara, and you have a light-hearted, feel-good story with plenty of laughs. The Elixir of Love features beautiful Italian melodies and plenty of bel canto vocal fireworks. It also includes the wonderful tenor aria, “Una furtive lagrima,” one of the most famous arias in all of opera.

To learn more about Rogue Opera and to find the Prospectus for this competition:
www.rogueopera.org

You can also download the prospectus here: Word .doc format    OR    .pdf format

Questions? Email: [email protected]

SIZE OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK: Up to 18” X 24”
ANY 2-D MEDIUM

JURORS:
Noel Koran – General Director Rogue Opera
Ilana Rubenfeld – Graduate of Julliard, author, humorist, and her
own awesome collection of art
Kate Jack – Program Manager, Arts Council of Southern Oregon

33 North Central • Suite 424 • Medford, Oregon • 97501 • Phone 541-608-6400 • Fax 541-608-8870 • www.rogueopera.org

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