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Page 12. HERITAGE. Florida Jewish News, April 25, 1980 Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse's musical comedy "The Roar of the Grease- paint--Smell of the Crowd," will open May I and run through June 14 at Theatre on Park. VERONICA TYLER Starring Ralph Petillo and Bill Griffith, it will feature a cast of 13 with a chorus of children who portray street urchins in London. The show includes the hit tunes "Who Can I Turn To?," "A Wonderful Day Like Today," and "Sweet Beginnings." The story is a sort of Laurel and Hardy set to music which focuses around the game of life. "Roar of the Greasepaint-- Smell of the Crowd" will run Tuesday through Saturdays at 8:15 p.m. For further information, call Theatre on Park's box office at 645-5757. The Florida Symphony's final concert of the current season will be a tribute to Helen Ryan. one of the founders of the symphony, and will include Mahler's Symphony No. 2 "Resurrec- tion" featuring opera stars Veronica Tyler, soprano; and Beverly Wolff, mezzo-soprano, and the 140 voices of the Bach Festival Choir. The concert will be presented May ! and 2, 8:30 p.m,, at the Bob Carr Auditorium. Ryan was a prime mover of the Florida Symphony for more than 25 years. She served on the board of directors, executive com- mittee, was president of the symphony society and executive vice president and general manager of the symphony. Tickets for the performance may be obtained by contacting the Florida Symphony office, 841-1280, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., or at area ticket.outlets. The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Charles M. Gottschalk, will perform its final concert of the current season on April 27, 8 p.m., at the Bob Carr Auditorium. 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For additional information, call 628-0165. The Pine Castle Center of the Arts will present "Nick Russo and Gabriers Brass" in a free concert at the Arts Center outdoor gazebo on Fri., May 2, 7-9 p.m. The big balcl sound of "Gabriel's Brass." featuring contemporary music, will bring the old-fashioned to life, providing a great setting for a family picnic dinner. Everyone is encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and blanket. Chairs will be set up as well. This free community event is made possible by a grant from Orange County, The Art Center will also Internatior present an exhibition of linist Isaac Transparencies of Tiffany Pops as s Windows and Vases from the along with Morse Gallery of Art through Meredith. May 21. A free reception and lersonable lecture slide show will be held from the May 9, 7-9 p.m. at the Pine will make a gl Castle Arts Center ("Star Wars" *** three films The long-awaited opening music won night concert of the Boston Stern will Pops, -with John Williams selections by J making his national television well as the debut as Conductor of the "Fiddler on Boston Pops Orchestra, will be played the broadcast in a live, two-hour film. for whk extravaganza, "Evening at an Oscar, Pops: Live on Opening Night," Meredith Tues., Apr. 29, at 8 p.m. from for narrator Symphony Hall in Boston on based on Channel 24. novel "The Mezzo-Soprano Opera Star Beverly Wolff to Sing with Symphony As opera singer, soloist with orchestra and recitalist, Beverly Wolf ranks upper- most in each. Wherever she goes, in this country or Headline-making per- abroad, the beautiful mezzo- formances with the nation's soprano receives critics' important orchestras praise and audiences' followed including re- ovations. She will appear in engagements with Ormandy Orlando with the Florida and the Philadelphians. She Symphony on May I and 2. made her television debut in starring roles with the NBC- Music has always played a TV Opera Company -- most major role in Beverly Wolff's notably in the television life. At the age of four she premiere of Leonard expressed a desire to Bernstein's "Trouble in emulate her older brothers Tahiti," singing a role which and sisters (she is one of she created at the Berkshire nine children) each of whom Music Festival in Tangle- was taking lessons in piano wood, and recorded with or another instrument. Bernstein. From then on her career skyrocketed. Choosing the trumpet, Beverly soon became An enormously versatile proficient in this instrument artist, Wolff is as much at and continued studying it, home in the works of today's also adding voice lessons. composers as she is in the However, this urge to make standard repertoire. She has music her life did not take said of contemporary music, precedence over the desire "I like to hear it and love to for a well-rounded education sing it. It presents a and she won a scholarship to challenge to me in that there the University of Georgia is usually no precedent set as where she majored in to the interpretations." literature. Thus, her unique talents While trumpet soloist with have been utilized frequently the Atlanta Symphony, the in new works. She sang the then-conductor Henry title role in the world Sopkin discovered her premiere of Douglas unusually beautiful voice Moore's "Carry Nation" at and engaged her as soloist the University of Kansas and with the orchestra, thus The New York Times. launching a remarkable covering the event, declared vocal career. She then went that "Miss Wolff sang like an to Philadelphia for extensive angel." She repeated the role vocal studies at the with the San Francisco Academy of Vocal Arts. Opera and with the New York Soon she won the Youth City Opera with whom she Auditions of Philadelphia also recorded it. Of the latter and was engaged to sing with the Philadelphia Orchestra. performance Harold C. devils to ruin," Schonberg of The New York At the Times wrote, "The big- national voiced Beverly Wolff was in the title role and she sang Mexico "Norma" and acted with intensity. This impact Wolff is one singer who knows how audience to move, to make every medal being gesture and expression honor -- count without overdoing it. Big League, in short." indeed! She received the same In dema kind of accolades when she orchestral created the role of !_eona in appears with Gian-Carlo Menotti's opera orchestras "The Most Important Man" music with the New York City Wolff has Opera. in Italy In the standard operatic Spoleto repertoire, she draws the Mercadante's same kind of raves. 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