Opera Double Bill: Signor Deluso & Down in the Valley at Clarice Smith, Feb 7 & 9

Opera Double Bill: Signor Deluso & Down in the Valley at Clarice Smith, Feb 7 & 9

Opera Double Bill: Signor Deluso & Down in the Valley
by OperaTerps
February 7 & 9, 2020 . 8PM

Fri, Feb 7, 2020 . 8:00PM
Sun, Feb 9, 2020 . 8:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Gildenhorn Recital Hall, general admission.

OperaTerps presents a double bill of Pasatieri’s Signor Deluso and Kurt Weill’s Down in the Valley. As the School of Music’s first student-run opera company, OperaTerps provides undergraduate musicians the opportunity to participate in a major musical undertaking while enriching cultural life on campus and in the College Park community.

Free, no tickets required. Click here.

Kurt Weill Festival: Street Scene at Clarice Smith, Apr 12-20

Kurt Weill Festival: Street Scene at Clarice Smith, Apr 12-20

Kurt Weill Festival:

Street Scene
Kurt Weill, composer
Elmer Rice and Langston Hughes, librettists

April 12 – April 20, 2019

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Apr 14, 2019 . 3:00PM
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre.

The Maryland Opera Studio presents Weill’s Street Scene, a work that brilliantly combines elements of opera and musical theater and that is widely acknowledged as one of the composer’s masterpieces. Set in a crowded tenement in 1940s New York City, the opera portrays life among a diverse group of working-class immigrants and the climactic events of one sweltering summer day. Based on a story by Elmer Rice with lyrics by Langston Hughes, Street Scene addresses social justice issues, race and the complexity of human relationships.

Sung in English with supertitles.

Tickets: General admission $25, Students/Youth Free. Click here.

Kurt Weill Festival: Zaubernacht & Mahagonny Songspiel at Clarice Smith, Apr 5-11

Kurt Weill Festival: Zaubernacht & Mahagonny Songspiel at Clarice Smith, Apr 5-11

Kurt Weill Festival: Zaubernacht & Mahagonny Songspiel

Zaubernacht
Kurt Weill, composer
Wladimir Boritsch, librettist

Mahagonny Songspiel
Kurt Weill, composer
Bertolt Brecht, librettist

April 5 – 11, 2019

Fri, Apr 5, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sun, Apr 7, 2019 . 3:00PM
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 . 7:30PM
Thu, Apr 11, 2019 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kogod Theatre.

The Maryland Opera Studio juxtaposes two of Weill’s earliest works for the stage — Zaubernacht (1922) and Mahagonny Songspiel(1927). An enchanting work about two small children whose toys come to life, Zaubernacht (1922) also features a dance portion that will be performed by TDPS students. Mahagonny Songspiel (1927) is a scenic cantata set in a fictitious American town and marks the beginning of Weill’s collaboration with Bertolt Brecht.

Tickets: General admission $25, Students/Youth Free. Click here.