Press Release: Viva’s Holiday Record Release and Concert by Cult of Orpheus

For Immediate Release October 24, 2018 Portland, Oregon VIVA’S HOLIDAY RECORDING TO PROMOTE PORTLAND’S FAVORITE LOCAL OPERA The second album from Cult of Orpheus to be released with a concert performance at the Winningstad Theatre on December 15 Cult of Orpheus, Portland’s all-original opera and art-song company, will release a commercial recording of Viva’s Holiday:

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Celebrate Five Years of New Lyrical Music and Opera!

Join us to celebrate and share five years of original, lyrical music, featuring our 2018 troupe and special guest performers. We will be performing material from our first album Sacred Works I: The Emerald Tablet, excerpts from our opera Viva’s Holiday, the opera miniature Daphne, and many other works including world premieres! Featuring our 2018

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On June 23 come celebrate our new album!

Our album release is almost here! Tickets are on sale now. You can also RSVP on our Facebook Event. It has been a joyful journey watching our first album take shape. Our troupe singers have brought not only their vocal talents but also their emotions and artistic insights to rehearsals and sessions. The instrumentalists on

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Check out our 2018 program guide!

We have some wonderful projects in store this year – two full-length recordings, a dive-bar opera premiere, a 2-act opera workshop, and three concerts. We also have a new team and a new troupe! Check out our 2018 season brochure (PDF) and feel free to share it with your friends who love new lyrical music

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Announcing Singers for The Emerald Tablet on Nov. 28

Cult of Orpheus is excited to announce the wonderful singers who will be premiering new music at The Old Church on November 28. The Emerald Tablet, a new work for string quartet and vocal quartet, will feature baritone Damien Geter, tenor Joe Soto, mezzo-soprano Sadie Gregg, and soprano Jocelyn Claire Thomas. Daphne, an opera miniature

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The Viva’s Holiday FAQ

As we head into our final four shows of 2016, the makers of Portland’s most user-friendly opera have come up with this list of Frequently Asked Questions. VIVA’S HOLIDAY FAQ 1. Is this a real opera? – YES! 2. Is there a real orchestra? – YES! 3. Is it in English? – YES! 4. Is

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Four more shows, Dec. 14-17! Information on Dec. 8 cancellation

We had a great opening of the 2016 run of Viva’s Holiday! You still have four chances to see this show, which has most recently been recommended by the Portland Mercury as well as Portland Monthly Magazine. Tickets: Wed. Dec. 14: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-14 Thurs. Dec. 15: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-15 Fri. Dec. 16: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-16 Sat. Dec. 17: http://tinyurl.com/viva-2016-Dec-17 DECEMBER

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All Classical Portland NW Previews Interview

Last week Christopher Corbell spoke with Andrea Murray on All Classical Portland’s NW Previews program about the forthcoming Cult of Orpheus album/chapbook Time-wise Animals. The August 17 Cult of Orpheus Summer Concert at The Old Church Concert Hall will include a pre-release performance of album in entirety, and there may even be advance copies available.

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Time-wise Animals, Strangled Darlings show, and Viva 2016 news

Our June newsletter is out with updates on the debut album Time-wise Animals, our upcoming show with Strangled Darlings, and our search for Viva’s Holiday 2016 sponsors. Plus, a new sonnet! Sign up for the mailing list (see the sidebar! ->) to get these updates delivered to your email inbox. READ NEWSLETTER ONLINE