Oneota Valley Orchestra to present two concerts

Oneota Valley Community Orchestra presents "Bel Canto" Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. at the DHS auditorium.

The Oneota Valley Community Orchestra, directed by Matthew Cody, presents “Bel Canto” on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7 and 8.

Concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 pm. Sunday. Both performances are at the Decorah High Shcool (DHS) Auditorium.

Bel Canto – “beautiful singing” in Italian – is a program of famous opera ariaswith professional vocal soloists. The concert will feature sopranos Diana Stoic and Rachel Storlie, tenor Drew Duncan, baritone John Moore, and bass-baritone Dan Richardson. The artists will be highlighted in notable arias, duets, and trios from Puccini’s La Bohème, Gounod’s Faust, Bizet’s Carmen, Rossini’s Barber of Seville, and more.

Marion E. Jerome Foundation & The Depot Outlet – sponsors. Admission: $15 adults & $8 K-8 youth. Tickets are on sale now at