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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2019

September 14th was the date for Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2019. The festive evening celebrated the start of the Harriman-Jewell Series’ 55th season. Guests enjoyed a fabulous performance by the Four Italian Tenors. Jane Chu was honored with the Richard Harriman Award for Excellence in the Arts.

Clark Morris, Harriman-Jewell Series; toasted the 55th season.


The Four Italian Tenors with 55 local tenors


Julie Buttell with Dr. David and Raelene Anderson


Dr. Mark and Diane Davidner with Peggy and Dr. Zandy Davis


Fabrizio Mocata, Alessandro D’Acrissa, Federico Serra, Ann Baum, Federico Parisi, Roberto Cresca, and Emanuele De Fillippis


John Middelkamp, Honoree Jane Chu, Gretchen and Dr. Larry Jacobson, and Jackie Middelkamp

Also featured in the December 14, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Don Ipock


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