Opera Studio: November 9, 2023

Opera Studio: November 9, 2023

Nov 9, 2023 - 7:30 PM
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Midsummer Poster

What fools these mortals be!  William Shakespeare encounters his own fairy creations and lives to tell the tale in this fantastical, high-energy mashup of Henry Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Immerse yourself in a world of musical enchantment with the studios of the Iowa State University Department of Music and Theatre. These captivating performances provide a platform for our talented students to showcase their solo and small ensemble musical skills, honed through dedicated lessons and studio classes with our esteemed faculty members. 

Prepare to be spellbound as our students take the stage, demonstrating their exceptional artistry, technical prowess, and musical growth. From breathtaking solos to harmonious small ensembles, these recitals offer a diverse array of musical styles that will leave you awe-inspired. 

Each Studio Recital is a celebration of individuality and musical expression, as students channel their passion and creativity into breathtaking performances. Witness the remarkable progress they have made under the guidance of our accomplished faculty, who have nurtured and mentored them to reach new heights in their musical journeys. 

Experience the power of music as it unfolds in an intimate setting, providing an opportunity for our students to demonstrate their dedication, hard work, and the remarkable growth they have achieved through their rigorous training. 

The departmental studio recitals are more than just performances; they are a celebration of artistic collaboration and the transformative impact of music. They serve as a space for students to express themselves, share their musical talents, and connect with fellow musicians and audiences alike. 

Whether you are a music aficionado, a supportive friend, or simply seeking an entertaining evening of music, these recitals are sure to captivate your senses and leave you with a renewed appreciation for the power of music. 

Nestled within the Music Building on the enchanting campus of Iowa State University, Martha Ellen Tye Recital Hall stands as a hidden gem, offering a captivating space for music concerts and recitals. With its thoughtfully arranged seating and unobstructed sightlines, this cherished recital hall’s atmosphere envelops both performers and audiences to create an intimate connection that heightens the emotional impact of the music. This intimate venue has earned a well-deserved reputation as a haven for exceptional musical performances. 

Tickets are $5 cash/check only and will be available to purchase at the door 30 minutes before the concert begins.  

This concert will be live-streamed through the Recital Hall Webcast here