The Blue Lake Summer Arts Festival opens Friday at 7 p.m. in the Stewart Shell with a special presentation of Johannes Brahms’ “German Requiem (Ein deutsches Requiem).” It will feature the Blue Lake International Choir, International Youth Symphony Orchestra and Alumni Choir under the direction of Dr. Carole Ott. Admission is free for this season-opening performance.
Blue Lake will present the one-act opera “The Last Leaf,” July 29-30 and Aug. 12-13 at the camp’s Miller Theater. All performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Under the musical direction of Dr. Niblock, the production will feature sopranos Jessica Dold and Tiffany Bostic-Brown, along with baritones Terrance Brown and Dale Schriemer. Seating for the opera performance is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. To make reservations, call Blue Lake at 800-221-3796.
Visit www.bluelake.org/summerartsfestival for a complete schedule, including locations and start times. Selected performances will be broadcast live on Blue Lake Pubic Radio: WBLV-FM (90.3) and WBLU-FM (88.9).