August art events at USCB Center for the Arts

‘Lucia de Lammermoor’ Met Opera Encores
Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Donizetti’s bel canto tragedy in her Met role debut, with Piotr Beczala as her lover, Edgardo. Mariusz Kwiecien is her tyrannical brother. Mary Zimmerman’s hit production, first seen in 2007, is staged as a Victorian ghost story. Estimated running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes.
• Time and date: August 2, at 6:30 p.m.
• Price: Adults $15, Ollii Members and Students $10.

‘Phantom of the Opera’ at Albert Hall tribute
To mark its 25th Anniversary year, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh present “The Phantom of the Opera” in a fully-staged, lavish production, set in the sumptuous Victorian splendor of the Royal Albert Hall. More than 200 original and current cast members will pay special tribute to “the music of the night.”
• Time and date: Tuesday, August 7 at 6:30 p,m.
• Price: Adults $10, Senior/Military  $8, Students $6

‘Der Rosenkavalier’ Met Opera HD encore
Strauss’s comic masterpiece of love and intrigue in 18th Century Vienna stars Renée Fleming as the aristocratic Marschallin and Susan Graham in the trouser role of her young lover. Edo de Waart conducts a cast that also includes Kristinn Sigmundsson and Thomas Allen. The opera is 3 hours and 20 minutes.
• Time and date: August 9 at 6:30 p.m.
• Price: Adults $15, Olli Members and Students  $10.

Come see a live version of  ‘Love Never Dies’
Come and enjoy the fully staged pre-recorded performance of “Love Never Dies” captured from The Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.
• Time and date: Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m.

‘Don Gionvana’  Met Opera live encores
Mariusz Kwiecien is the world’s most famous lover in Michael Grandage’s new production, led by Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi. The lineup of refined Mozartians also includes Marina Rebeka, Barbara Frittoli, Ramón Vargas, and Luca Pisaroni.
• Time and date: Thursday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m.
• Price: Adults $15, Olli Members and Students $10

USCB Center for the Arts is located at 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort. To contact the box office, call 843-521-4145 or bhargrov@uscb.edu. For more information about the events at the Center for the Arts, visit www.USCBcenterforthearts.com.

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