Love is Madness
“All extremes of feeling are allied with madness.”
Virginia Woolf, Orlando
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October 10 & 12, 2014 – Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
The one your mother warned you about.
Why do men always fall for the most self-absorbed women? It’s the classic story of a man who gives up everything for a woman who doesn’t love him in return.
Bizet’s dramatic tour de force should be on everyone’s “bucket list” of great works. With such famous music as the “Toreador Song” and “Habañera,” there is a reason Carmen is a must-see opera!
March 13 & 15, 2015 – Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
Lose your mind for love.
Star-crossed lovers from feuding families, an arranged marriage for political gain, an elder brother out to destroy his sister’s romance, and a murderous, psychotic bride. Is there anything Donizetti’s most popular work is missing? Did we mention that it has the most famous mad scene in all of opera?
Come see and hear Lucia’s beautiful descent into madness. This thrilling and dramatic bel canto masterpiece is one of the best that Italian opera can offer and an experience you’ll never forget.
November 14 & 16, 2014 – Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
Hell hath no fury like a mermaid scorned!
Would you make a deal with a witch to get the man you love, even if it might mean damnation for you both? Join Dvořák’s Rusalka as she navigates through the fleeting joy and unspeakable pain of unrequited love.
From the composer of the wildly popular “New World” Symphony, Rusalka features one of the most sumptuous arias in opera, “Song to the Moon.” This darkly sensual fairy tale is, at the core, a story about the soul and the nature of what it is to be human.
TheiMarriage of Figaro
April 10 & 12, 2015 – Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts