Opera GR Still Hitting The High Notes

Czurak, David
December 2001
Grand Rapids Business Journal;12/17/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 51, p1
Reports on the performances to be held at the Opera Grand Rapids in 2001. History of the opera; Profile on director John Peter Jeffries; Business performance of the opera. INSET: Opera Grand Rapids.


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