Schmidt Opera Series – The Merry Widow
7:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018
Krannert Fine Arts Building, Wheeler Concert Hall, University of Evansville Campus, 1800 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN
UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE SCHMIDT OPERA SERIES TO PRESENT MERRY WIDOW
The University of Evansville Opera, under the direction of Alanna Keenan, will present Franz Lehár’s opera The Merry Widow on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held in Wheeler Concert Hall in the Krannert Fine Arts Building on the University of Evansville campus. The operetta tells the story of a wealthy widow, Hanna Glawari, and the many men who attempt to win her love. The production is filled with dancing and popular tunes of its time and is perfect for first-time opera goers and aficionados alike.
Tickets are $10 for the general public and are free for University of Evansville students and employees with a UE ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling the music department office at 488-2754.
The performance is underwritten by a grant from the William E. Schmidt Foundation.
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