Brevard Music Festival 2005 continues …

The Brevard Music Center’s 69th annual festival continues through Sunday, Aug. 7, in venues at and near BMC. Among the performances not to be missed:

• Saturday, July 9, H.M.S. Pinafore, Janiec Opera Company; Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

This swashbuckling musical was Gilbert and Sullivan’s first blockbuster.

7:30 p.m. $23-$33.

• Tuesday, July 12, Emmylou Harris, Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

The ageless embodiment of graceful, heartfelt Americana music, Harris is not to be missed.

8 p.m. $30-$50.

• Friday, July 22, Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano; Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Acknowledged by the New York Times as “one of America’s finest [opera] singers.”

7:30 p.m. $25-$40.

• Saturday, July 23, Sweeney Todd, Janiec Opera Company; Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium

Stephen Sondheim’s Demon Barber of Fleet Street rises again.

7:30 p.m. $20-$30.

• Monday, Aug. 1, An Evening with Miles Hoffman, Porter Center for the Performing Arts at Brevard College.

Straight outta NPR.

7:30 p.m. $15.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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