By Kristin Froneman/Black Press
International Broadway and London West End legend, Welsh tenor Peter Karrie and coloratura soprano and international diva Melina Moore are touring the Okanagan singing all the hits of Phantom of the Opera as well as other selections from Karrie’s best known musical theatre roles, bringing their show to Revelstoke on Friday, Aug. 29. Karrie played the Phantom in London, Toronto, Vancouver, Singapore and Hong Kong, and he was named the the World’s Most Popular Phantom from the Worldwide Phantom of the Opera Appreciation Society.
He was made an honorary Canadian citizen upon completing his Phantom role in Vancouver for almost a decade. Argentine-born and trained at the Juilliard School of Music in New York, Moore has lived in Vernon, B.C., for almost 20 years. She has performed in opera and Broadway productions, and with symphonies and orchestras across British Columbia. She produces musical theatre productions through her academy, Valley Vocal Arts, a vocal training and performance studio in Vernon. She is also the monthly headlining performer at Sparkling Hill Wellness Resort.
Moore and Karrie perform hits from Phantom of the Opera and other musicals on Friday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Revelation Lodge at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Tickets are $75 and include a buffet dinner and gondola ride.