Cincinnati Opera presents Opera Rap: 2011 Season Preview with Evans Mirageas Feb. 16 at Music Hall
Opera Raps Series begins with a preview of the four operas featured during the company’s 91st Summer Festival.
CINCINNATI—Every year, Cincinnati Opera presents a diverse series of informative and entertaining Opera Raps lectures in the months leading up to its summer performance season. These community programs are created to enlighten and engage opera devotees and newcomers alike, and feature an array of guest speakers leading conversations on topics related to Cincinnati Opera’s 2011 Summer Festival (June 16-July 31, 2011).
Cincinnati Opera kicks off its Opera Raps Series with a preview of the 2011 Summer Festival on Wednesday, February 16 at Music Hall. This summer, Cincinnati Opera will present four thrilling operas: Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto, John Adams’s A Flowering Tree, P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, and W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, will offer insights on each of the season’s operas, illuminating not only the history and music of each piece, but also providing a unique insider’s look at crafting an opera season.
Cincinnati Opera Presents
Opera Rap: 2011 Season Preview
Featured Speaker: Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director, Cincinnati Opera
When: Wed., Feb. 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Corbett Tower, Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Admission: $5 at the door or in advance by calling the Box Office at (513) 241-2742. Seating is limited, reservations are recommended.
For more information, please visit www.cincinnatiopera.org.
Cincinnati Opera Education shares engaging operatic experiences with school-aged children, families, and adults through a variety of accessible programs throughout the year. Community Performances are sponsored by Target. Cincinnati Opera Education programs are supported by The William P. Anderson Foundation, The Crosset Family Fund, and The Charles H. Dater Foundation. Cincinnati Opera Van Sponsor is The John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust, PNC Bank Trustee. For more information, please visit www.cincinnatiopera.org/education.
Cincinnati Opera’s 2011 Summer Festival runs June 16 through July 31 and features Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto, John Adams’s A Flowering Tree, P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, and W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
Season Presenting Sponsor is PNC. The 2011 Summer Festival is also made possible with support from ArtsWave, Ohio Arts Council, The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, and many generous individuals, corporations, and foundations.