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An Evening in St. Petersburg: To Russia With Love

Jackson, MS— On Saturday, August 10, 2019, The Mississippi Opera Guild will presentAn Evening in St. Petersburg: To Russia With Love.  This is theirannual benefit galato support the Mississippi Opera. It will be a delightful evening of great food, great music, and great entertainment.  Performers will be Marta Szlubowska, concertmistress of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, coloratura soprano Tjaden O’Dowd Cox, dancers from Ballet Mississippi and violin and piano duo, Tyler and Shelly Kemp.


The evening will consist of spectacular music, a silent auction, and a multi-course, Russian-themed meal inspired by the cultural grandeur of Saint Petersburg and prepared by Amerigo head chef, Derek George. Founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703, Saint Petersburgis often considered Russia's cultural capital. 


Admission is $150 per person or $1,100 for a Table of 8. Seating is limited. Reservations and Cocktail attire are recommended.The evening opens at 6:00 p.m. with a social hour, wine bar, and silent auction benefiting Mississippi Opera.Dinner and Live Entertainment follow at 7:00 p.m. For tickets to the event call 601-960-2300, or go to:  

The gala opera benefit will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Bill Waller Arts and Crafts Center located at 950 Rice Rd., Ridgeland, Mississippi. 


TheMississippi Opera Guild has been an important part of the success of the Mississippi Opera since 1945. You can learn how to join the Guild at membership is not required to attend this event.