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Presenting "Les Bavards" - Jacques Offenbach's French comic opera

  • Date: 04/01/2017 7:00 PM
  • Introduction: Come join us for an evening of operatic mischief and mishaps!

Come join us for an evening of operatic mischief and mishaps!  Salem United Methodist Church will be hosting an abridged version of Jacques Offenbach's French comic opera, "Les Bavards" (The Chatterboxes), performed by the musicians of Sinfonietta Bel Canto.  In this 1863 opera, a penniless poet who is pursued by creditors while trying to find true love.  Meanwhile, a wealthy man is frazzled by a wife who just won't stop talking!  Join us to see how these unlikely co-conspirators devise a plan to solve their problems!  The opera will be performed in its original French (with English subtitles), fully staged with orchestral accompaniment.  


The performance will take place on Saturday, April 1st, at 7:00pm at Salem UMC.


Salem United Methodist Church

115 W. Lincoln Avenue, Barrington, IL

(847) 381-0524


Ticket prices:

$25 adults

$22 seniors (65+)

$7 students

Children under 6 free w/adult


To purchase tickets:

By mail -- Sinfonietta Bel Canto, P.O. Box 272, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Online -- with PayPal at www.sinfoniettabelcanto.org

Tickets also available at the door.  Checks or cash only, please.



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