Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at Clarice Smith, Nov 16-19

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at Clarice Smith, Nov 16-19

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro
W.A. Mozart, composer
Lorenzo Da Ponte, librettist

November 16 – 19, 2018

Fri, Nov 16, 2018 . 7:30PM
Sun, Nov 18, 2018 . 3:00PM
Mon, Nov 19, 2018 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre

Regarded by many as the greatest opera of all time, this tale of deception is a romantic comedy accompanied by some of the most beautiful and familiar music ever written. Mozart takes audiences on a hilarious adventure as Figaro and Susanna overcome plotting and jealousy to make it to their wedding day. A winning combination of music and mischief.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Tickets: General public $25, Student/Youth $10. Click here.

National Opera Week at Harmony Hall, Oct 17

National Opera Week at Harmony Hall, Oct 17

Afternoon Tea:
National Opera Week Celebration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

Location: Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington

In celebration of National Opera Week, musicians from the Washington National Opera perform a variety of opera vignettes from Puccini, Mozart, Verdi, Gershwin, and more in partnership with the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts. Enjoy an afternoon of staged selections with narration describing the scenes of love, vengeance, betrayal, passion, deception, monarchy, and lust. Pianist Dr. Lester Green accompanies.

Tickets: $18.

Maryland Opera Studio presents Opera Scene Study at Clarice Smith, May 3-4

Maryland Opera Studio presents Opera Scene Study at Clarice Smith, May 3-4

MARYLAND OPERA STUDIO: Opera Scene Study

Thu, May 3, 2018 . 7:30PM
Fri, May 4, 2018 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Gildenhorn Recital Hall

After a year of deconstructing their craft and sculpting it from the ground up, Maryland Opera Studio first-year students are paired in operatic scenes from a wide variety of repertory. Accompanied only by piano and minimal props, these performances give our young artists a chance to shine in the purest of forms.

Tickets: Free, no ticket required

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Maryland Opera Studio presents Opera al Fresco at Clarice Smith, Apr 26, 12:30pm

Maryland Opera Studio presents Opera al Fresco at Clarice Smith, Apr 26, 12:30pm

MARYLAND OPERA STUDIO: Opera al Fresco

Thursday, April 26, 2018. 12:30pm

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Grand Pavilion

A casual preview of the Maryland Opera Studio’s scene study performances in The Clarice’s expansive Grand Pavilion.

Tickets: Free, no ticket required

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Maryland Opera Studio presents Dialogues Des Carmelites at Clarice Smith, Apr 14-22

Maryland Opera Studio presents Dialogues Des Carmelites at Clarice Smith, Apr 14-22

MARYLAND OPERA STUDIO: DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES
Francis Poulenc, composer and librettist

April 14 – 22, 2018

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre

Premiered in 1957, Poulenc’s opera explores religious devotion and self-sacrifice through the story of Blanche de la Force, a young aristocratic woman who joins the Carmelite Order to escape the violence of the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.

Tickets: Regular $25, Student / Youth $10

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