SOLD OUT – Thursday, May 29 Wings of Wonder Theater6:00pm – Reception with refreshments and cash bar7:00 pm – Concert begins A free concert at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, sponsored by The Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation. For one night this summer, Cincinnati Opera returns to its first home, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, where performances were held from 1920 through 1971. Come relive the magic of the Zoo Opera days with hosts Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, and Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, along with a colorful cast of characters. New in 2014! Along with Cincinnati Opera young artists and Cincinnati Zoo animals, this year’s concert will feature special guest appearances by stars of Cincinnati Opera’s Summer Festival and performances by the MYCincinnati youth orchestra. Admission: FREE, though tickets are required. Tickets are all gone! Boxed Dinners: If you have tickets, an optional boxed dinner may be purchased in advance for $17 per person. To order, call the Cincinnati Opera Box Office at (513) 241-2742 by May 22, 2014. Parking in the Vine Street Lot is $6. Please enter through the Historic Vine Street Plaza.