Ariagrams

Virtual Singing Telegrams

Delivered on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14 by Noon est

Order by February 10

Performed by
Jenni Bank, Artistic Advisor
John Cockerill, Assistant Conductor

Show some love with a personalized musical message for Valentine’s Day! Each ariagram features new English lyrics to the tune of a familiar opera song, or aria. In fill-in-the-blank Mad Libs style, you’ll be the poet by telling your loved one exactly what makes them so special. Your custom ariagram will be recorded by our artists and emailed to you and your valentine via a video link. Choose from the following options:

 

OH, MY BELOVED — Approx. 60 seconds
(to the tune of “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi)

With a gorgeous soaring melody, this Valentine’s Day wish is love, pure and simple. Craft the perfect poem for showering your friend, family member, or significant other with affection.

THINKING OF YOU — Approx. 60 seconds
(to the tune of “Nessun dorma” from Turandot)

The perfect “note” of appreciation for your hairstylist, dog groomer, best friend, or really anyone! Let your valentine know how much you value them.

MY ONE DESIRE Approx. 50 seconds
(to the tune of the Habanera from Carmen)

Turn up the heat with this sultry number that is sure to win the heart of the one you admire. The evocative lyrics offer lots of opportunities for revealing hidden desires.

Instructions

  1. Click ORDER NOW above.
  2. In the ticketing pop-up window, choose which message(s) you want to send and click REGISTER.
  3. Choose how many messages you want to send and click ADD TO CART.
  4. For each message, fill in the blanks to personalize the lyrics.
  5. Click CHECKOUT.
  6. Verify your order and click CHECKOUT.
  7. You will be asked to sign in or create an account.
  8. Fill in and verify payment details, then click SUBMIT.
  9. By noon on February 14, we will email you and your loved one a video link to your custom ariagram!

About the Performers

Mezzo-Soprano

Jenni Bank

Mezzo-Soprano and Tri-Cities Opera Artistic Advisor, Jenni Bank, is feeling the romance this Valentine’s Day and wants to share it with all of you! The newlywed traveled the world singing but met her husband right here in Broome County! You may remember Jenni from her role as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, but we promise she won’t be doing any baking this time.

Pianist

John Cockerill

Pianist and Tri-Cities Opera Assistant Conductor, John Cockerill, knows nothing says, “I love you,” like a song. He’s excited to help you share the love with some favorite opera tunes! Part of the TCO family since 2018, you may have seen him on stage, in the orchestra pit, or at the podium for productions, concerts, and special events.