Do you like your fairy tales musically amusing? Come see Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Iolanthe” at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium.
Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Iolanthe” will be presented:
June 18-20, Aycock Auditorium – 7:30 p.m.
June 21, Aycock Auditorium – 2 p.m.
The production, which stars Robert Wells, is one of several light operas around the state. June 18 through July 1,opera lovers can enjoy several productions hosted by GLOS (Greensboro Light Opera and Song). GLOS is an audition-based summer intensive program for young artists to showcase their talents throughout the Triad and other regions across North Carolina. These intensives allow students to build their resumes, and most importantly, network. David Holley, Director of Opera at UNCG, explains that “…the opera world is very small and recommendations for future work by word of mouth are crucial.” The experience and connections for the students are essential – and the light operas are fun for all those attending.
- Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Iolanthe” (June 18-21 at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium)
- “Beauty and the Beast” (June 24-26 at the Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, North Carolina)
- “Phantoms of the Opera” (debuting July 1 at Temple Emanuel, as a part of the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro)
Each production differs in style, theme and content. “Iolanthe,” which debuted in 1882, is a light-hearted tale of fairies, shepherds and Lords.
“Phantoms of the Opera,” in collaboration with the Eastern Music Festival and the Greensboro Opera, compiles various stories, offering a refreshing half opera, half musical theatre experience in the fellowship hall at Temple Emanuel in Greensboro.
For more details and ticket information, call (336)-272-0160 or visit UNCG Opera.
The 2015 Greensboro Light Opera and Song season is partially underwritten by a generous gift from the Greensboro Opera.