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KMFA & THE BUTLER OPERA CENTER PRESENT

SHAKESPEARE GALA PREVIEW

Tuesday, October 4 at 12:00 p.m. | Draylen Mason Music Studio at KMFA

Join students from The Sarah and Ernest Butler Opera Center at KMFA's new Draylen Mason Music Studio for a special noontime concert on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 featuring a Shakespeare Gala preview.

From Hamlet to Otello, and from Bellini to Britten, this Shakespeare smorgasbord features the rising talent at BOC portraying iconic characters: the good, the good-turned-bad, the star-crossed, and even some fairies.

Enjoy an afternoon of excerpts from Butler's upcoming production (on view at the McCullough Theatre  Wednesday, October 19 and  Friday, October 21, 2022.  

This event is free and open to the public. However, all guests must RSVP.

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Event Details

Ticket Information

  • Cost: FREE with Reservation
  • Phone: 5125274739

Presenter Details

  • Name: 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.

Venue Details

  • Address: 41 Navasota Street
  • City: Austin
  • State: TX
  • Zip: 78702