november, 2019

16nov7:30 pm10:00 pmIt's a Wonderful LifeAn opera by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer7:30 pm - 10:00 pm CU MACKY AUDITORIUMCategory:Arts & Film

Event Details

Based on the 1946 Frank Capra movie of the same name (by permission of Paramount Licensing Inc.) and “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Doren Stern Music by Jake Heggie Libretto by Gene Scheer Commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera with Co-Commissioners San Francisco Opera and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Premiered by the Houston Grand Opera in December 2016 It may be Christmas, but for George Bailey it is anything but the most wonderful time of the year. Based on the 1946 movie of the same name, Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's brand new opera adaptation of "It's a Wonderful Life" follows a young guardian angel named Clara as she attempts—with heart and just a bit of holiday magic—to prove to George what an incredible impact he's had on his small town. "It's a Wonderful Life" is presented by the Eklund Opera Program. CU College of Music faculty and students—often joined by guest artists—bring spine-tingling musicianship to CU's stunning Macky Auditorium. With lavish scenery and costumes and the CU Symphony in the pit, it's opera of the highest order. Buying options: Save 15-20% with season tickets. Available in the Eklund Opera Series, Choice Option, or as an Add-On to any other season ticket order. Single ticket discounts available for groups (10+), seniors (65+), youth (K-12) and CU Boulder faculty, staff and students. Learn more Performance dates and times: Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m.


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Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

november 17, 2019 2:00 pm

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