Join us from 11am-1pm in the Ballroom-prefunction of The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis for a Royal Tea including a Champagne toast, assorted teas, sandwiches, canapés, scones, and desserts while Winter Opera singers serenade you!
Sponsored by Robin Wentworth
Hats, fascinators, and elegant daytime attire are encouraged.
Complimentary valet parking is available at Side Entrance.
Baritone Nicholas Ward has been hailed as a performer of “effortless voice and agile presence” (Houston Press). He is so happy to be making his debut with Winter Opera Saint Louis. Previously, he has sung with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Florida Grand Opera, the Crested Butte Music Festival, Central City Opera, Opera Fayetteville, Opera in the Heights, Union Avenue Opera, and many other companies across the U.S. Recent roles include Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Le Mari in Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Marco in Gianni Schicchi, and Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff. He is a native of Pontiac, MI and currently resides in Chicago, IL.
A local performer and teaching artist, Keith is among the most sought after classically trained vocal artists in the St. Louis area and was named the Best Male Opera Singer by the Post-Dispatch on their “Go! List”. A successful Carnegie Hall debut with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra created numerous additional Guest Artist opportunities for Keith in classical concert, pops concert, and musical theatre across the region. With over thirty full productions in opera and musical theatre, and concert performances nearing one hundred, Keith is at home onstage and grateful to be working with Winter Opera. To learn more, go to keithonstage.com