Performances from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and other Broadway gems featured in gala event starring Grammy-winning countertenor and performer Terry Barber
Sedona AZ (November 14, 2018) – Ring in the 25th Anniversary Season of the Sedona International Film Festival early this year in a special evening celebrating the classical Broadway musicals we know and love. The occasion is the “Silver Anniversary Gala” Broadway Ball on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Enchantment Resort, presented by the Sedona International Film Festival. The evening will feature a spectacular concert and tribute to Broadway by Grammy Award-winning countertenor and world-renowned performer Terry Barber. Kick off the evening reception with “A Taste of the Verde Valley” featuring fine wines from local vineyards. The tasting will be a prelude to a sumptuous four-course, family-style seasonal dinner prepared by Enchantment Resort.
And then, on to the main event: A Tribute to Broadway.
Terry Barber — a former member of the two-time Grammy Award-winning group “Chanticleer” — sings songs that we all know and love from Broadway’s most famous shows. Standing ovations punctuate this evening of musical gems. Songs like “The Music of the Night”, from “Phantom of the Opera”, the emotionally-moving “Bring Him Home” from “Les Miserables”, “Memory” from “Cats”, “Love Changes Everything”, from “Aspects of Love” and other hits from Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals, including “Evita”, “Sunset Boulevard”, “Hamilton” and more.
Terry Barber — an American Countertenor — sings in 14 different languages and has performed worldwide. He’s one of 50 Countertenors preforming professionally in the world. Barber has performed for the Metropolitan Opera, at Carnegie Hall and Moscow’s Svetlanov Hall just to name a few. His voice can be heard on every major record label with a variety of artists from Madonna to the London Philharmonic.
Throw in a live auction (themed to titles of famous, Tony-award winning Broadway musicals), raffle, and dinner by one of Sedona’s finest restaurants and you have the makings of a very special evening of seasonal fun and festivities. Experience Broadway style, two renowned performers and celebrate 25 years of the Sedona International Film Festival in the unmatched ambiance of the Enchantment Resort! In the spirit of the evening, “Broadway Memories” is a sparkling and dazzling gala — evening attire is encouraged!
“A Taste of the Verde Valley” wine-tasting reception begins at 5 p.m. Dinner and the evening’s festivities will follow.
The event is sponsored by the Enchantment Resort, with support from the Verde Valley Wine Consortium and local vineyards. Space is limited to 200 people for this very special event on Saturday, Nov. 17. Tickets for the “Silver Anniversary Gala” Broadway Ball are $135 per person, or $125 for Film Festival members. Call the Sedona International Film Festival at 928-282-1177 for tickets and more information. You may also visit www.SedonaFilmFestival.org .