By Renee Tomell
The St. Charles Republican
September 9, 2012 

The Fox Valley’s own divine diva of opera Solange Sior announces her first “Soirée Lyrique,” presenting an “Homage to Verdi” in celebration of the impending 200th anniversary of his birth. The award-winning soprano will be joined by mezzo-soprano Jennifer Kosharsky and pianist Philip Morehead for arias from “Un Ballo in Maschera,” “Don Carlo,” “La Forza del Destino,” “Il Trovatore” and “Ernani.” The countdown has begun to Verdi’s 200th birthday: Oct. 10, 2013.

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1020 W. Highland Ave., Elgin. 

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