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OCU Opera Music Theater Present "Cendrillon"

  • Fri, Feb 22, 2019
    8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center Kirkpatrick Auditorium

6:00 PM Opening Night Dinner - Bass Atrium (Tickets Required)

7:00 PM Directors Pre Performance Talk - Petree Auditorium (Tickets Not Required)

8:00 PM Curtain - Kirkpatrick Auditorium (Tickets Required)

OCU Box office opens two hours prior to performance start time.

Performed in English, with supertitles

Music: Jules Massenet
Libretto: Henri Caïn

Inspired by: The Cinderella Fairy Tale
What the critics sayThe work includes many moments in which Massenet is at his best and most widely accessible, from the pageantry and glowing musical nostalgia for the French baroque in the course scenes to the otherworldliness of the love music to the wit and humor that permeate the work as a whole.
--Broadway World’s Opera News Desk

Synopsis: A young woman of unmatched grace and goodness overcomes the abuse of her stepfamily and, with the help of a fairy godmother, wins the heart of a prince and lives happily ever. In his rendition of one of the world’s most beloved fairy tales, Jules Massenet infuses his opera with comedy, romance, wistfulness, amid a royal palace and an enchanted forest.

Karen Coe Miller, Director
Matthew Mailman, Music Director