UT BUTLER OPERA CENTER PRESENTS
THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
October 22-31, 2021 | McCullough Theatre
BY GAETANO DONIZETTI
MATTHEW SCHULZ, DIRECTOR
DOUGLAS KINNEY FROST, CONDUCTOR
In Italian with English surtitles
In vino veritas! Donizetti's bubbly romantic comedy follows Nemorino, a shy and hapless peasant, in his pursuit of the betrothed heiress Adina. After meeting a charlatan and purchasing a magic "elixir of love" – in truth, just a bottle of cheap Bordeaux – Nemorino is sent down an unlikely path that may in fact prove the powerful efficacy of wine in love. Sensual, sentimental and bright, The Elixir of Love is a triumph of sincerity that features one of the best-loved romanzas, "Una furtiva lagrima."
- Oct. 22, 2021, 7:30 - 10 pm
- Oct. 24, 2021, 4 - 6:30 pm
- Oct. 29, 2021, 7:30 - 10 pm
- Oct. 31, 2021, 4 - 6:30 pm
McCullough Theatre (map)
$10 – 20
All University of Texas at Austin students are allowed one free ticket as long as they are available. Student tickets must be picked up at the Box Office with valid student I.D. Seating is unassigned. There are four wheelchair spaces available in McCullough Theater.
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- Date: October 22-31, 2021
- Time: Friday's at 7:30 p.m. | Sunday's at 4:00 p.m.
- Venue: McCullough Theatre
- Website: https://music.utexas.edu/events/1004-butler-opera-center-elixir-love
- Cost: $10.00-$20.00
- Phone: 512-476-5632
- Name: UT Butler Opera Center
The Sarah and Ernest Butler Opera Center program provides performance training and background for singers, opera directors, opera coaches interested in professional and educational careers. The diverse Vocal Arts faculty brings to the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music the highest level of comprehensive teaching and performing experiences. Our graduates are well prepared for professional careers in opera, higher education, and public school teaching.
Among the performance opportunities designed to provide BOC students with experience and growth are: Butler Opera Center main stage productions, Opera Studio (graduate techniques), Opera Ensemble (undergraduate techniques), Opera Coaching, and Opera Directing.
The Butler Opera Center presents fully-produced diverse productions during the academic year. The 2019-20 repertoire includes Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart; Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove; The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten; and L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti. A fall showcase concert will feature undergraduate soloists.
- Address: 2375 Robert Dedman Drive
- City: Austin
- State: TX
- Zip: 78712