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‘Candide’ delivers opera full of laughs and heart

‘Candide’ delivers opera full of laughs and heart

Alex Coba

September 24, 2018


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The accessibility of comedy and the sophistication of opera came together seamlessly at the Department of Music and Theater's fall opera production of “Candide: An Absurd Musical Comedy”.Candide is one of those weird plays that you think,“this can’t possibly good.” Going int...

Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” brings opera back to Chico performances

Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” brings opera back to Chico performances

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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After 12 years, Chico State had its first opera comeback with performances of "The Magic Flute" this weekend. The opera, a fantasy comedy-drama composed by Mozart, was performed in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center. It ran with two performances on Friday and Saturday each at...

Celebrating Gwen Curatilo through opera

Celebrating Gwen Curatilo through opera

Carin Dorghalli

September 21, 2016


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Past students flew in from all over the world to help put together an opera gala to celebrate their former Chico State opera workshop director, Gwen Curatilo. Among the stars featured were Jeanette Blakeney and Zachary Gordin. Funds raised from the concert will be used to offset costs of the department...

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