Rice Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra to present Little Women

first_img Return to article. Long DescriptionAdamo’s first opera, “Little Women” was premiered by Houston Grand Opera in 1998 and was an immediate success. The story is based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel about four sisters growing up in New England after the Civil War. Jo, the second of four sisters who loves her family life and doesn’t want anything to change, comes to realize that life progresses with its joys, conflicts, tragedies and resolutions.The production will be conducted by David Effron, guest music director for Rice’s 2017-2018 opera productions, and staged by Peter Webster, stage director. Webster also served as stage director for the HGO’s world premiere of “Little Women.” The opera will be sung in English with English surtitles. WHAT: Rice’s Shepherd School of Music fall opera, “Little Women.”WHERE: Alice Pratt Brown Hall’s Wortham Opera Theatre, Rice University, 6100 Main St.WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 3 and 2 p.m. Nov. 5Tickets are $12 for the general public and $10 for students and senior citizens. For tickets, call the Shepherd School Concert Office at 713-348-8000.The parking lot across from Alice Pratt Brown Hall is closed for the construction of the new music and opera building. West Lot 2 is now the parking lot for all Alice Pratt Brown Hall/Shepherd School of Music events. Access this lot by entering campus from Entrance 18 off Rice Boulevard and turn right at the parking gates to West Lot 2. For visitors with disabilities, accessible parking is available at the south end of the lot. This is the closest lot to a temporary sidewalk that will service the west entrance to Alice Pratt Brown Hall’s Grand Foyer.For more information, contact Amy McCaig, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777 or [email protected] a map of Rice University’s campus, go to http://www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html.-30-This news release can be found online at http://news.rice.edu.Follow Rice News and Media Relations via Twitter @RiceUNews.Related materials: Shepherd School Opera website: http://www.music.rice.edu/opera/index.shtmlPhoto link: http://news.rice.edu/files/2017/10/OPERA-b-1dbd8ml.jpgPhoto credit: Shepherd School of Music.Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. With 3,879 undergraduates and 2,861 graduate students, Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 6-to-1. Its residential college system builds close-knit communities and lifelong friendships, just one reason why Rice is ranked No. 1 for quality of life and for lots of race/class interaction and No. 2 for happiest students by the Princeton Review. Rice is also rated as a best value among private universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. To read “What they’re saying about Rice,” go to http://tinyurl.com/RiceUniversityoverview.If you do not wish to receive news releases from Rice University, reply to this email and write “unsubscribe” in the subject line. Office of News and Media Relations – MS 300, Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005 ShareRice UniversityOffice of Public Affairs / News & Media RelationsMEDIA ADVISORYDavid [email protected] [email protected] Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra to present ‘Little Women’HOUSTON — (Oct. 16, 2017) – The Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra of Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music will present Mark Adamo’s “Little Women” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 3 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Rice’s Wortham Opera Theatre in Alice Pratt Brown Hall on the Rice campus. Little Women artwork.center_img FacebookTwitterPrintEmailAddThislast_img read more