Vocal Gems of the Ragtime Era

Free Range Opera Theater

Free Range Opera Theater Vocal Gems of the Ragtime Era

A sparkling sampler of songs from the ragtime era including enduring hits of the day, novelty songs, and works from stage luminaries with selections from Scott Joplin's opera Treemonisha, and songs from the 1919 Broadway hit Irene.

A musical view into Relationships, Entertainment Icons, Technology, and the influence of Classic and Popular Culture. Composers include Joplin, Tierney, Friml, Romberg, Wenrich and others.

Special guest performers from the international ragtime community including Sean Sharp and Larisa Migachyov join Free Range Opera's favorite performers in a concert cabaret with piano and instrumental accompaniment.

Additional Dates:
Sat January 19, 2013 2:00pm
History San Jose History Park - Firehouse
Sun January 20, 2013 2:00pm
History San Jose History Park - Firehouse
Sat January 26, 2013 2:00pm
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo

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Scott Joplin

Treemonisha excerpts

Irving Berlin

Alexanders Rag Time Bands/I Love A Piano

Victor Herbert

When You're Wearing The Old Ball And Chain

Rudolph Friml

Excerpt from "High Jinks"

Joseph Tierney

Excerpts from "Irene", Crimson Rambler Rag


Larisa Migachyov

Soloist, Guest Artist

Sean Sharp

Vocalist, Guest Artist

Scott White