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2008-2009 Season

Albert Herring (cast list)
By Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Eric Crozier

November 19, 2009 | 8:00 PM
November 20, 2009 | 8:00 PM
November 21, 2009 | 8:00 PM
November 22, 2009 | 2:00 PM
Bing Theatre
(Posted August 10, 2009. Performance dates and times are prliminary and subject to change.)

Brent McMunn, conductor
Ken Cazan, stage director

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Opera Scenes Program (cast list)
A collection of opera scenes performed by the singing actors of the USC Opera.


January 29, 2010 | 7:00 PM
Alfred Newman Recital Hall

Brent McMunn, conductor
Ken Cazan, resident stage director

Free Admission

 

Pride, Prejudice, Bigotry and Genius: Richard Wagner’s World
A Lecture by James Conlon

April 20, 2010 | 7:00 PM
Bing Theatre

James Conlon, music director of the L.A. Opera and one of today’s pre-eminent conductors, will explore Wagner’s controversial personality in relation to bigotry, racism and prejudice in Wagner’s time and in ours. Presented by Visions & Voices: The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative.

Free Admission

 

Das Liebesverbot (cast list)
By Richard Wagner
Libretto by Richard Wagner,
based on the play "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare

April 21, 2010 | 8:00 PM
April 23, 2010 | 8:00 PM
April 25, 2010 | 2:00 PM
Bing Theatre

Brent McMunn, conductor
Ken Cazan, stage director

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Pre-performance talk Ken Cazan and James Kincaid

April 21, 2010 | 6:30 PM
(This Performance only)
Bing Theatre, USC University Park Campus

A fun, sexy and colorful evening of Italian opera with Das Liebesverbot (“The Ban on Love”), Wagner’s second opera. Prior to the opera, USC’s Aerol Arnold Chair in English and a Wagner expert James Kincaid joins USC’s resident stage director Kenneth Cazan for a conversation about Wagner and the opera. Presented by Visions & Voices: The
USC Arts & Humanities Initiative.

Free Admission
(ticket is required for the performance following lecture)

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