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Concert to salute songs of the Academy Awards

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  • Peter Oprisko and his Silver Screen Gold Quartet will perform Sunday in Arlington Heights.

      Peter Oprisko and his Silver Screen Gold Quartet will perform Sunday in Arlington Heights.
    Courtesy OF Peter Oprisko

Submitted by the NSCCA

The Northwest Suburban Community Concert Association, in partnership with District 214 Community Education, will hold its fourth and final concert of the 2012-2013 season featuring Peter Oprisko and his Silver Screen Gold Quartet.

The concert is at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Forest View Educational Center Theater, 2121 S. Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights. Tickets are $20 adults (kids K-12 free with paying adult). Buy them at the door or in advance through or through District 214, (847) 718-7702.

Oprisko will present a tribute to the history of the leading Academy Award-winning songs, spiced with insider show-business stories. He'll bring 25 timeless Academy Award-winning songs to life, with a live musical performance which includes fun trivia, anecdotes, and memories of interviews with their celebrated songwriters.

Chicago-based Peter Oprisko has a successful career as a writer, actor, voice-over performer, and a nationally syndicated radio host.

For more information on Peter Oprisko and his Silver Screen Gold Quartet, check the website

The NSCCA's 2013-2014 concert season is now available with the opening return of the internationally famous Four Aces. All concerts are Sunday afternoons at 3 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15: The Four Aces

Oct. 27: Daniel Narducci -- "Heroes and Villains from Broadway to Hollywood"

Feb. 9, 2014: West End Jazz Band with Romantic Silent Movie

April 6, 2014: "Close to You" -- The Music of the Carpenters Featuring Lisa Rock and her band.

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