Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday, August 16, 2010
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.979.7941
www.ohlone.edu

For Immediate Release:

Event: Ohlone College Summerfest 2010
Opera on the Silver Screen Presents
Samson and Delilah
By Camille Saint-Saëns
Date & Time: Saturday, August 21, 2:00 pm
Where: Ohlone College Smith Center, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539
Tickets/Info: $10; 510-659-6031; www.smithcenter.com

Samson and Delilah Will Seduce You in Opera on the Silver Screen

Scene from Samson and Delilah by the SF Opera.

Fremont, CA—The most amazing music and breathtaking bacchanalian dance spectacles ever conceived for the stage are coming your way in SF Opera’s high definition film version of Samson and Delilah. A radiant French opera depicting the Biblical story of love, seduction and betrayal; Saint-Saëns delivers an epic tale of a powerful man who succumbs to the wiles of a beautiful woman. Poignant vocals and beautiful music express the story of polar opposites who defy the odds to fall in love. Samson is devastated when Delilah’s true motives are revealed leading to his untimely ruin amidst the dramatic destruction of the pagan temple.

See the spectacular production, with English subtitles, of San Francisco Opera Company’s live stage production in the Smith Center at Ohlone College on Saturday, August 21st at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $10, available online or at the box office. Please visit http://www.smithcenter.com or call (510) 659-6031 for more information.

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