Event Details

  • March 25, 2017
  • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • General Admission $12 / Students $4 - buy in advance and save 40%
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Event Description

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 7:30pm Esber Recital Hall - University Park, PA General admission: $12/students $4 Buy tickets in advance for this School of Music concert and save 40%. There is no limit on the number. Purchases made the the day of the concert are not eligible. Tickets are available at any Arts Ticket Center location, by phone at 814-863-0255 or 1-800-ARTS-TIX, or online at Penn State Arts Ticket Center. Penn State Opera Theatre presents a concert version of George Frideric Handel’s Alcina (1735) in the intimate atmosphere of Esber Recital Hall. A pivotal work of the High Baroque period, Alcina features the magnificent music of Handel and a fairy tale story based on Ludovico Ariosto’s epic poem Orlando Furioso. Magic, sorceresses, knights, love, and despair—it’s opera! Performed in Italian, Alcina features graduate students from the School of Music vocal performance program accompanied by a small chamber orchestra.

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