Opera

“A Grand Night of Opera” Explores Dichotomy of Human Emotions

The tragic opera “Suor Angelica” and comic opera “Gianni Schicchi” will be performed in one evening The BYU School of Music will present “A Grand Night of Opera” on Oct. 25-28. The production will consist of two beloved operas by Giacomo Puccini, “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.” The production will be accompanied by the BYU […]

BYU presents “The Barber of Seville” for the first time as a main-stage production

This June, BYU’s School of Music presents Gioachino Rossini’s revered comic opera The Barber of Seville, for the first time as a main-stage production on BYU campus. Directed by School of Music professor Lawrence Vincent, the opera is Lawrence’s last production before his retirement after 20 years of teaching at BYU. “Rossini’s Il barbiere di […]

BYU stages new opera, “The Lost Children of Hamelin”

Over the last 19 years, the BYU School of Music has presented several operatic world premieres. This spring, the School has another rare opportunity to introduce a new opera to its university and community audiences. The School will present the new opera The Lost Children of Hamelin, written by former BYU student Jamie Erekson and […]