Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Sandcastle, Kiawah Island SC
Opera is returning to The Sandcastle January 2023! Opera 101 welcomes both the uninitiated and experienced lovers of classical western opera from its inception in Italy over 400 years ago to the present. Opera 101 will be opened to all residents of Kiawah. There will be a synopsis for each opera so the participants can concentrate more on the dramatic action and feelings derived from the music and acting.
Excited to learn more? Read a brief history of Opera put together by Jose Rafols.
To view descriptions of the showings visit this link!
Note: Location Change Jan. 17 and Feb. 21 will be held at 23 Beachwalker Dr., Bobcat Hall.
Jan. 10 – Norma/Bellini/Bel Canto
Jan. 17 -(in Bobcat Hall) Faust/Gounod/Romantic
Jan. 24 – Les Pecheurs Des Perles/Bizet/Romantic
Jan. 31 – Manon Lescaut/Puccini/Romantic
Feb. 7 – Samson et Dalila/Saint-Saens/Grand/Romantic
Feb. 14 – Carmen/Bizet/Romantic
Feb. 21 – Madame Butterfly/Puccini/Romantic
Feb. 28 – Aida/Verdi/Grand/Romantic
Mar. 7 – Die Gotterdammerung/Wagner/Epic/Romantic
Mar. 14 – Der Rosenkavalier/Strauss/Romantic/Modern
Mar. 21 – (in Bobcat Hall) Akhnaten/Glass/Contemporary
Mar. 28 – Fire Shut Up in my Bones/Blanchard/Contemporary