2016-2017 Simpson College Opera Season

Operas at Simpson College in 2016-17

The repertoire for the upcoming academic year will provide students with diverse opportunities to work with Simpson’s faculty of seasoned opera professionals as well as exceptional guest artists.

The Fall production will be a double bill of VENUS AND ADONIS by John Blow and DIDO AND AENEAS by Henry Purcell. Music direction will be by Bernard McDonald, stage direction by Crystal Manich, scenic design by Lindsay Coda, lighting design by Rick Goetz. Pote Theatre, October 7-9, 2016.

The Spring 2017 production will be HANSEL AND GRETEL by Engelbert Humperdinck. Music direction by Bernard McDonald, stage direction by Bruce Brown, designers TBA. Pote Theatre, February 10-12, 2017.

Tickets for the Spring production will be available for sale beginning Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  Please visit http://simpson.edu/music/opera/tickets/ for ticket and reservation information.