ALL PERFORMANCES ARE AT 7:30 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  

 THE OPERA HOUSE BAR WILL BE OPEN ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SHOWS FOR ALL OPERA HOUSE SCHEDULED PERFORMANCES.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      THERE ARE NO RETURNS OR EXCHANGES allowed for purchased tickets.

Tickets can be purchased below, at the FOH office M,T,W & F from 9:00-2:00, or over the phone (507) 238-4900 w/CC. OR at the box office 1 hour prior to the performance

Tickets purchased on-line will be pulled as "best available" and held at will call with your name on them in the order in which they are purchased. You may choose the options of main floor, balcony, or handicap accessible. The Box office opens 1 hour prior to performance. Theater doors generally open 1/2 hour before each performance.

Season packages are available at a discounted rate. Call (507) 238-4900 for details.

    We offer handicap parking, a wheelchair ramp directly into the theatre from the outside of the building, and an area for patrons with wheelchairs and walkers.  Our staff will gladly deliver refreshments at intermission to those that cannot make if down stairs where they are served.      We also offer electronic devices for the hearing impaired, large print programs for the vision impaired and earplugs for those that find the music too loud for their tastes.

 

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WHERE WORDS LEAVE OFF, MUSIC BEGINS 

HEINRICH HEINE

 

 


CANTUS Presents: Anthem

Optional Series Show-Open To The Public

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Why do we sing? The world is full of traditions and customs of people gathering and singing together. Anthems help us express our identity and create a way for communities to show support for a cause, a heritage or even a sports team! Join Cantus in this celebration of the power of the human voice. Acclaimed as the premier mens vocal ensemble in the United States (Fanfare), Cantus is known worldwide for its trademark warmth and blend and its engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. As one of the nations few full-time mens ensembles, Cantus has grown in prominence with its distinctive approach to creating music. Working without a conductor, the members of Cantus rehearse and perform, each contributing to the entirety of the artistic process. Performing new music from~ ANTHEM Cantus is the recipient of numerous awards, including Chorus Americas highest honor, the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence (2009), as well as Chorus Americas Education Outreach Award (2011). Cantus was also the 2010-2011 Artist in Residence on Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Medias Performance Today.


Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience

Subscription Series Show~Open to the Public

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience blends the musical stylings of Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble' to create a contemporary big band sound with a pop flair. Yes,this is the same Shaun Johnson from the renowned ~Tonic Sol fa ~ a cappella group. This year's up-tempo set will include songs from a multitude of eras from "The Amazing Spiderman". They will perform songs from some favorite Nashville writers and requested selections from fans. The shows will include Broadway quality staging and lighting, plenty of audience interaction, and a cadre of fantastic musicians! www.shaunjohnsononline.com/ SPONSORED BY: SWEET FINANCIAL SERVICES SPONSORED BY: SWEET FINANCIAL SERVICES


Transit Authority-A Tribute to the Music of Chicago

Subscription Series Show- Open th te Public

Saturday, November 8, 2014

This 8 piece powerhouse ensemble includes some of the Midwests most talented musicians. Each show is high energy, spot-on tribute to some of the greatest music of all time. Taking you through over three decades of music and countless hits, Transit Authority provides a non-stop show that will make you want to move and sing along. www.transitauthorityband.com Sponsored by: Peterson-Anthony Insurance & Hawkins Chevrolet


A Broadway Boys Christmas

Subscription Series Show- Open to the Public

Friday, December 12, 2014

Performing holiday classics (and a few Broadway tunes). The Broadway Boys is a collection of the hottest male voices currently working on the New York stage. Through their dynamic vocal prowess and redefining arrangements, the Boys add elements of Pop, Funk, Gospel, Jazz, and Folk to show tunes and classic pop songs. Performing in groups of six, the Boys are able to explore harmonies rarely presented by Broadway singers. The Broadway Boys will end the year with an exciting and dynamic holiday concert! With new arrangements of traditional Christmas and Inspirational tunes, and even a few cool Hanukkah songs, The Broadway Boys infuse the holiday season with their unique sound. www.bwayboys.com Sponsored by: KEYC TV and Bank Midwest


The New Standards

Subscription Series Show- Open to the Public

Friday, January 9, 2015

The New Standards - are three friends, musicians and raconteurs who have been performing together since 2005 in clubs and theaters everywhere, from Shanghai to New York City. The New Standards is a minimalist jazz trio formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 2005 and composed of Chan Poling (of The Suburbs), John Munson (of Semisonic, Trip Shakespeare and The Flops) and Steve Roehm (of Electropolis, Rhombus and Billy Goat). With Poling on piano, Munson on bass and Roehm on vibraphone, the band reinterprets songs from a wide variety of genres, from classics like Rodgers and Hammerstein's My Favorite Things to London Calling by The Clash. Theyve recently released a new CD-Sunday Morning Coming Down.


TU Dance

Subscription Series Show- Open to the Public

Saturday, February 7, 2015

TU Dance -Founded in 2004 by Toni Pierce Sands and Uri Sands, TU Dance incorporates dance traditions from contemporary ballet to modern and traditional forms. Their work is a blend of high physicality and fine technique. TU Dance performs Sense(ability), a piece that explores the senses and emotions, at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. Pierce Sands and Sands, dance company co-founders are about making dance accessible and the emotional connection people feel when they experience their performances. www.tudance.org/ Sponsored by: A grant from the Martin County Area Foundation and State Bank of Fairmont.


Night Fever:The Bee Gees Tribute

Subscription Series Show- Open to the Public

Saturday, March 7, 2015

- "Night Fever"-The Bee Gees Tribute is the largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all Canadian cast has been touring for the past ten years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees. Capturing a full history of the Bee Gees, "Night Fever" includes songs from "To Love Somebody," "Massachusetts," I Got to Get A Message," "I Started A Joke," "Jive Talking," "More Than A Woman," "Nite Fever," "You Should Be Dancing," "Tragedy," "Stayin' Alive.," and many more. SPONSORED BY: TRUMAN BUSINESSES


Black Violin

Subscription Series Show- Open to the Public

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Its hard to think pf another African-American violin player to make their mark in popular music, so classically trained South Florida twosome, Wilner Wil B Baptiste and Kevin Kev Marcus Sylvester, who go by the name Black Violin are a welcome revelation for their ability to meld highbrow and pop culture, "Brandenburg" and "breakdown" into a single genre-busting act. Live they are often accompanied by their crack band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal), drummer Beatdown (Jermaine McQueen) and cellist Joe Cello (Joseph Valbrun). Watch for their new CD 'Classically Trained'. Black Violin dazzled at the presidential inauguration. SPONSORED BY: The Dr. Roger & Beth Neist Family, Barbara Berg Jensen & HY-VEE