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Opera at Western: Albert Herring

Saturday, March 9, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Talbot College (TC)
Room: Paul Davenport Theatre
$25 to 40

Opera at Western presents Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, a charming comic opera that is a wonderful story for all ages and families. Albert is a young man who is offered the honour of becoming the "May King" after no one appropriate can be found to be the May Queen in a small community. But there are of course many little problems and characters along the way with issues and relationships that make for an amazing and humorous story.

Sung in English.

Britten’s Albert Herring is being performed by arrangement with Boosey & Hawkes, publisher and copyright owner.

Music Director: Simone Luti
Stage Director: Robert McQueen

Four performances (reserved seating):
Thursday, Mar. 7 | 7:30pm
Friday, Mar. 8 | 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar. 9 | 2pm
Sunday, Mar. 10 | 2pm

$35 general public in advance ($40 at door, credit/debit only)
$25 students/seniors ($30 at door, credit/debit only)

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