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ECU Opera Theater

: John Kramar

The Beggar’s Opera

John Gay’s groundbreaking English Opera
Realized by
Benjamin Britten

March 29, 30, 31, 2015, A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall

John Kramar, Stage Director
Andrew Crane, Conductor
Eric Stellrecht, Musical Director
Jeff Phipps, costumes

Cast to feature Professor Daniel Shirley, newest member of ECU’s Voice Faculty, and 22 ECU Voice Students

All performances are in the A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall, at ECU’s School of Music.

Opera Tickets:

Past ECU Opera Theater Productions:
Youth, Day, Old Age, and Night-a celebration of the dramatic music of Ned Roem (2014)
Idomeneo (Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Based on the play Idomenée by Antoine Danchet) 2014
Tales of Love and Loss from the British Isles (Opera Scenes by Elgar, Britten, and Vaughan Williams) and Riders to the Sea (An opera in one act based on the play by J.M. Synge, set to music by Ralph Vaughan Williams) 2013
Lizzie Borden (Beeson) 2012
Insectaphobia (or, Bug Off!) (Macchia) 2013
Così fan tutte (Mozart) 2012 (scenes on right)Così Quintet
The Medium (Menotti) 2011
A Hand of Bridge (Barber) 2011 (scenes on right)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Benjamin Britten) 2010
Mary Stuart (Gaetano Donizetti) 2011
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) 2010
The Consul (Menotti) 2009
Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 2009
HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) 2008
The Magic Flute(Mozart) 2008
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Sondheim) 2007
The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti) 2007
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) 2007
Curlew River (Britten) 2006
Il Re Pastore (Mozart) 2006
The Crucible (Robert Ward) 2005
Dialogues of the Carmelites (Poulenc) 2005A Hand of Bridge
Acis and Galatea (Handel) 2004
Don Giovanni (Mozart) 2004
A Childhood Miracle (Rorem) 2003
Three Sisters who are not Sisters (Rorem) 2003
Albert Herring (Britten) 2003
Venus and Adonis (Blow) 2002
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) 2001
Sinners and Saints (An evening of scenes from American Operas) 2001
The Rape of Lucretia (Britten) 2000
Così fan tutte (Mozart) 1999
Suor Angelica (Puccini) 1999
Martin’s Lie (Menotti) 1999