Bell Investment Advisors Supports Festival Opera’s 20th Anniversary Season Summer Performances

In the tradition of community partnership between business and the arts, Bell Investment Advisors is sponsoring Festival Opera’s 20th Anniversary Season’s production of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by Michael Morgan and choreographed by Mark Foehringer. It opens July 9 in Walnut Creek. Foehringer brings his extensive dance experience to his collaboration on this special production of the opera, emphasizing the importance of movement in telling the story on stage.

Support of local art companies like Festival Opera and performances like La Traviata reflects Bell Investment Advisor’s philosophy of “Making a Good Life Happen.” “As individuals and as a company, we are gratified to be in a position to provide financial support to community organizations that are building positive momentum in the world,” said Jim Bell. “We believe in underscoring that financial support with personal participation and commitment.”

For a behind the scenes look into this season’s upcoming productions with interviews featuring Choreographer and Stage Director Mark Foehringer, Artistic Director Michael Morgan, and Festival Opera Association Chair, Jim Bell, watch the video below or click here.

La Traviata, a masterpiece by Verdi, will be performed July 9, 12, and 15 at 8 pm and July 17 at 2 pm. All performances will take place at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.

Tickets for each production are $39 to $100 and can be purchased online, by phone to (925) 943-SHOW, at the Lesher Center box office, or at Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Walnut Creek. For more information, visit

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