Operation Opera Events

Concerts

Ticket purchase options below. Tickets are Free for GU Faculty, Staff and Students with GU ID at Box Office ONLY.

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6/10/22, 7:30 PM

Woldson Recital Hall

When Purple Mountains Burn

Music by Shuying Li, libretto by Julian Crouch, with soprano Yvette Keong, baritone Hidenori Inoue, vocalists-in-residence the Four Corners Ensemble, and conductor Glen Adsit.

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6/11/22, 7:30 PM

Woldson Recital Hall

Art Song Series

Collaboration between composers and vocalists for this world premiere of fifteen original art songs. Featuring pianists Greg Presley, Annie Flood, and faculty composer Ken Steen.

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6/12/22, 2:00 PM

Woldson Recital Hall

Four Chamber Operas

By Lin, Ukes, Newmark, and Samarov; featuring vocalists-in-residence, voice faculty Jadrian Tarver and Amy Porter, Four Corners Ensemble, and conductor Glen Adsit and Robert Spittal.

TICKET OPTIONS

Full Combo ticket includes all 3 festival performances for a total of $30, as well as admission to festival masterclasses. Click the Full Combo button to purchase this ticket option. 

Choose 2 Combo includes tickets to ANY 2 festival performances of your choice, for a total of $25, as well as admission to festival masterclasses.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This combo cannot be exchanged for a Full Combo.
If adding third show onto a Choose 2 Combo ticket, you must purchase the additional performance at the regular single-ticket price.

Individual Ticket Sales for Operation Opera Festival performances.

All concerts will be held in the Recital Hall of MWPAC. Each performance runs between 60 and 90 minutes with no intermission. Seating is General Admission.

Masterclasses

Free to all participants. $5 at the door for the public. Free to festival combo tickets holders.

Nicholas Klein, Tenor

June 7, 2022 - 3:00 PM

Music Hall 101

McKenzie Rybka

1. En vain pour eviter from Carmen (Bizet)

2. Con amores, la mi madre  (Obradors)

 

Fengyue Zhang

1. Ganymed (Schubert);

2. L'orage s'est calme (Bizet)

Yvette Keong, Soprano

June 9, 2022 - 2:30 PM

Music Hall 101

Maura Shaefer

1.Zueignung (Richard Strauss)

2.What Good Would the Moon Be (Street Scene, Kurt Weill)

 

Rachel Steinke

1.Vois sur l’archet frémissant from Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffman 

2. Too Late for Love  (Samuel Coleridge-Taylor)

Amy Porter, Soprano

June 8, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Music Hall 101

Megan Cullen

1. To this we’ve come -Consul 

2. selection from Armide 

 

Andrea Bickford

1.The Transport, Out of Darkness, Heggie. Lia's Aria,

2. L'enfant Prodigue, Debussy

Hidenori Inoue, Baritone

June 9, 2022 - 3:30 PM

Music Hall 101

Catherine Raible

1.Song to the Moon from Rusalka (Dvořák)

2.Il est doux. Il est bon. From Herodiade (Massenet)

 

Tabatha Hogan

1. Come ready and see me (Huntley)

2. O mio babbino Caro (Puccini)

Lectures

Free and open to the public

Nicholas Klein, Tenor

June 7, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

The Efficacy of Mental Practice for Motor Skill Enhancement in Singing

Jadrian Tarver, Baritone

June 9, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

Let’s Talk: Composer-Performer Relationship

Don Bogen, Poet

June 11, 2022 - 9:00 AM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

Words and Music

Robert Carl, Composer

June 8, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

Anatomy of an aria from Harmony

Ken Steen, Composer

June 10, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

just prior to and at the beginning of lockdown 2020

Robert Spittal, Composer & Conductor

June 11, 2022 - 1:00 PM

Recital Hall of MWPAC

My Compositions, and other Thoughts on Music