Opera Spotlight 

Songs and Scenes from the World's Greatest Operas

Saturday, February 7 @ 8 pm

Sunday, February 8 @ 2 pm

CONCERT HALL


ARTWORK BY AMANDA R. WILSON

Songs and scenes from the world’s greatest operas come alive in an enchanting show that will astonish audiences! Graduate students from the JMU Opera Theater are poised to launch their careers, and this event is your opportunity to see this incredibly talented core of future stars perform sweeping melodies from Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci and Mascagni’s 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana. Works from Verdi’s grand opera Don Carlos will come alive with unbridled passion and pure comic delight, and opera director Dr. Don Rierson makes a special guest appearance!


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Britain's Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble, The Tallis Scholars, bring "spiritually and musically refreshing" voices to the Forbes



  • Experience masterful musicianship by the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine!