BASS PERFORMANCE HALL COUPONS IN 2014
$10.00 for $50.00 - "silent Night": Pulitzer Prize-winning Opera Recounts Wwi Christmas Eve Cease-fire
Based on the French film Joyeux Nol , this 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera follows a band o.. read moref soldiers during the historical Christmas Eve cease-fire of 1914 among German, French and Scottish forces fighting in World War I. While meager holiday rations are shared, troops bury their dead to a chorus of Christmas songs. Silent Night is a sobering glimpse into a fleeting moment of peace amidst one of the bloodiest wars in modern history. Featuring multiple languages and a cinematic score, this national co-production mixes the traditional and contemporary to create a deeply affecting and exciting work of art. The performance is sung in English, German, French, Italian and Latin, with English and Spanish translations projected above the stage.
Take a dive into the forbidden with Georges Bizet's exotic feast for the eyes and ears, The P.. read moreearl Fishers . Set in ancient times on the island of Ceylon, the 1863 opera centers around two longtime mates whose friendship is put to the test when they both fall in love with a beautiful virgin priestess, igniting a fiery love triangle. Secrets and lives hang in the balance as jealousy wars with fraternal loyalty in this enchanting early opera from Bizet ( Carmen ) that includes the famous duet "Au fond du temple saint," one of the best-known songs in Western opera. This production features award-winning soprano Hailey Clark as the priestess Leila, America's Got Talent finalist Sean Panikkar as Nadir and acclaimed baritone Lee Poulis as Zurga, and is presented in French with English and Spanish supertitles.