The Marriage of Figaro - W.A. Mozart
Feb. 20th, 21st and 22nd 2020
Come and join the Miami University Opera Theater for a brand new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in English. Reminiscent of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, enjoy a comedy of errors as Figaro, Susanna and the Countess attempt to outwit the Count as he tries to assert his right to the first night on the day of Figaro and Susanna's wedding. This 2 1/2 hour opera is full of more schemes and machinations gone awry than one can count: all in the span of one day. Experience one of Mozart's masterworks this February 20th, 21st and 22nd at the Gates-Abgellen Theater.
Wind in the Willows and Opera Scenes
Nov 21st, 22nd, and 23rd 2019
Come and join the Miami University Opera Theater for the first staged production of Wind in the Willows by John Rutter. Described by the composer as "witty and enjoyable musical entertainment" come and experience this opera adaptation of a beloved children's tale. Follow the misadventures of Mr. Toad and the journey his friends take to get him back. Along with this, enjoy scenes from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Bastien und Bastienne. This performance is not ticketed and open to the public. Thursday's performance will be at the Knolls starting at 7pm while Friday and Saturday's performances will be located in Presser 222 and start at 7:30pm.
109 Presser Hall
501 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH 45241
Benjamin Smolder, Director
Tiffany Lusht, Production Manager
Nathaniel Wilkens, President
Mathew Mac Manus, Vice-President
Katherine Trybus, Social Media Ambassador
William E. Schmidt Foundation
The Jim and Recie Scott Opera Education Endowment Fund
Miami University Opera Theater is an important part of the rich and diverse musical experiences that Miami University has to offer. Miami music majors have the opportunity to assume leadership positions in every part of production. Opera Auditions and sponsored events are open to all of the student body.
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