Build-Your-Own-4 2019

Opera Theater : Thu 2/21/19 7:30PM - Fri 3/22/19 7:30PM

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Build-Your-Own-4 2019

Enjoy maximum flexibility when you choose the Build Your Own 4-opera subscription. This series includes all four 2019 Winter Opera Festival productions.

Pick your dates for the following operas:

Puccini’s Turandot
Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Verdi’s Nabucco
A Comic Double Bill: Donizetti’s Rita and Wolf-Ferrari’s Susanna’s Secret

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The Magic Flute Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:30PM - Saturday, March 23, 2019 7:30PM   ·   More Info »
The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute tells the story of Prince Tamino’s heroic quest. After being rescued by the Queen of the Night’s three ladies, Tamino is visited by the Queen herself, who asks him for help saving her daughter from Sarastro’s evil hands. With the gift of a magic flute and the help of a clumsy new friend, the bird catcher Papageno, the prince will find out that hero and villain aren’t always who they may seem.

Nabucco Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:30PM - Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:30PM   ·   More Info »

Nabucco, king of Babylon, conquers the Hebrews, destroying the temple and taking them into captivity. Meanwhile, his rebellious daughter Abigaille plots to take power and gain the affection of her sister Fenena’s lover, Ismaele. Learning of the coup, the blasphemous Nabucco seizes the crown and declares himself god, but is struck mad by a thunderbolt. Will he regain his reason, repent, and return the Jews to their homeland?

Rita/Susanna's Secret Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:30PM - Saturday, March 23, 2019 1:30PM   ·   More Info »
Rita/Susanna's Secret

These two rare one-act comedies by Donizetti and Wolf-Ferrari will make for a delightful evening at the opera.

Rita (Two Men and a Woman) Gaetano Donizetti

Rita and her husband Peppe own an inn. Peppe, a sweet and timid man, is terrified of his tyrannical wife. When Gaspar, Rita’s first husband whom she believed drowned, comes back, he turns Rita and Peppe’s lives upside down.

Susanna’s Secret Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

Continuing our Beyond Verdi series: Susanna has a secret she isn’t telling. Her husband, Count Gil, smelling tobacco on his wife’s clothes, is convinced that she is having an affair. He searches and searches, but can’t seem to catch her in the act. What could her secret be?

Turandot Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:30PM - Friday, March 22, 2019 7:30PM   ·   More Info »

In exile, Prince Calaf wanders outside the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand—if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.