Notes of Wine and Song is a combination wine tasting and opera performance hosted by the Princeton Festival Guild of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, October 2.
Hak Soo Kim, a tenor and sommelier, will be performing at a special event at Cobblestone Creek Country Club on Sunday, March 3 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. All money raised will be used to stage the PSO’s Princeton Festival in June of 2023.
The opera arias Hak Soo performs will be specially selected to complement the various wines that will be served.
Light refreshments, live music, and a sneak peek at the 2023 Princeton Festival by PSO Executive Director Marc Uys have all been planned by Guild event planners Pamela Bristol, Debbie Herman, Kerry Perretta, and Carol Wojciechowicz.
New York City’s Per Se has three Michelin stars, and Hak Soo Kim is the restaurant’s head sommelier.
After a successful singing career learning with Plácido Domingo at the Los Angeles Opera, where he sang Bel Canto repertoire with the LA Philharmonic in the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hak Soo turned his attention to winemaking.
The Princeton Festival Guild helps fund the Festival’s numerous exciting, informative, inspiring, and inviting exploration and engagement programs for students and the local community.
Members of the Guild are vital to the success of the Festival as a whole since they help fundraise for and host activities for the performers and other participants.
To fulfil the objective of the Princeton Festival, which is to educate and enrich the community, the Guild is involved in every facet of the Festival.
The Princeton Festival is an annual celebration of the performing arts hosted by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra. Since 2005, its wildly shifting seasons have played a pivotal role in the local arts scene.
Each June, the Festival hosts numerous professional productions of a wide variety of events, such as opera, musical theatre, jazz, dance, choral music, Baroque concerts, chamber music, recitals, pop concerts, an annual piano competition, poetry readings, and more.
Over a thousand people attend its free annual lectures, activities, and workshops. The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, Opera News, and many other prestigious publications have all lauded the Festival’s groundbreaking programming, which has earned it five grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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