Hillman Opera "Don Giovanni" at Fredonia


Address: 280 Central Ave

City: Fredonia, NY 14063 USA

Event Date/Time:

November 9th, 20187:30 pm - 10:00 pm
November 10th, 20187:30 pm - 10:00 pm
November 11th, 20182:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Price: $10.00 - $20.00

Category: Opera

Announced-date: 2018-10-25

Brief-description: Opera presented in partnership with the School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance

Event url: http://www.fredonia.edu/news/hillman-opera-present-acclaimed-don-giovanni-marvel-theatre

Price text: $10 for students and children; $20 for general public

Print-detail-category: Opera

Ticket-link: https://secure.touchnet.com/C21465_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=141&CATID=99&SINGLESTORE=true

About: Runs Nov. 9 through 11; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10; 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. Originally set in 18th century Spain, “Don Giovanni” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is based on the legendary womanizer, Don Juan. The ensemble cast consists of 16 students whose roles include peasants and servants. Lead performers, with their respective role, major and hometown, include: Brandon Mecklenburg, as Don Giovanni, Vocal Performance, from Hamburg; and Amie Adams, as Donna Anna, Vocal Performance, junior, from Jamestown. More than 100 people are involved in bringing the production of “Don Giovanni” to the stage. Stage direction is by Ted Sharon. Dr. David Rudge is music director of the production, and will also lead members of the College Symphony Orchestra during the performances as conductor. The Fredonia Opera Chorus is under the direction of Peter Blanford, a choral graduate student. Choreography is by Janie Sharon. “Don Giovanni” is the first Hillman Opera produced by Strauss, who succeeds longtime Hillman producer Julie Newell.


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