The Utah Opera Guild will host a luncheon Friday, Oct. 6, in the Red Lion Hotel with the theme "Meet the Artists" for the company's season-opening "Tales of Hoffmann."
A social hour will begin at 11:30 a.m., with lunch at noon, when singers from the production will talk briefly about themselves and sing excerpts from the opera. A fashion show by Elegante will follow. The cost is $12.50. For information, call 943-5558.The Ogden Opera Guild will sponsor a symposium and dinner on Sunday, Oct. 8, in the Eccles Community Art Center in Ogden. The social hour will be at 5 p.m., and at 6 p.m. artists from "The Tales of Hoffmann" will discuss the production and perform excerpts. The symposium is free, but the dinner following will be $10. For information and reservations, call 479-7807 or 479-6427.