opera in the arboretum

A project of the Rotary Club of Woy Woy Inc.

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Saturday, 19th March 2016

Held on Saturday, 28th March under a glorious autumnal sky, a capacity audience was thrilled and captivated by the spectacular performances of this year's highly and internationally acclaimed Opera Australia stars.
Finale 2015
The event was immediately declared by most patrons as the Best Ever !

Cheryl Barker

José Carbó

Mezzo Soprano
Louise Callinan

Rosario La Spina

Accompanied by pianist, Jem Harding
Classical Guitarist, Guiseppe Zangari
and the
Central Coast Chamber Orchestra

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The Beneficiaries

Since 2006 Opera in the Arboretum has raised over $150,000 for a wide range of local charities and Rotary projects.

In 2015 the major beneficiaries from Opera in the Arboretum will be Coast Shelter and ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children).

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Coast Shelter provides accommodation and support services to homeless persons on the Central Coast. Coast Shelter consists of six refuges, a transitional accommodation program, a Brokerage Service and a Community Centre which provides free meals and practical assistance to help people avoid homelessness.

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ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children) provides medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of life saving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.

Donations will also be made to Rotary Charities and other needy organizations.

Our sincere thanks go to our many sponsors and especially to our


for their continued and much valued support.
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Central Coast Volkswagen
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Phone(02) 4320 0944

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What patrons have had to say about Opera 2015 ...

♦♦  "What a spectacular venue!" by Australia's leading soprano, Cheryl Barker.

♦♦  Acolades must go to the Rotary Club of Woy Woy and their your organising team - especially John Greenway. My great big thank you for all for your efforts. The whole afternoon was a joy and I say to those who didn't attend - don't miss next year!.
Our party of six friends were just bown away by the whole event. We'll be there in force again in 2016 - you can bet on it!!

♦♦  Oh WOW - Thank you - and congratulations to all concerned. Richard, Gordon. NSW "

♦♦  "I just wanted to congratulate you on a very enjoyable afternoon - Thank you!" Jenny K.

♦♦  "What an experience - you did a great job Woy Woy Rotarians! Many, many thanks from my wife and I! This was our fourth time and we hope to be there again next year!" Colin and June B.


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