RIVETING & EMOTIONAL!
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre opens its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece Madama Butterfly. One of the top five most frequently performed operas, it tells the heartbreaking and timeless tale of unrequited love, and will have audiences riveted from the first sweet notes through the intense and emotional finale.
Students age 17 & under or in College are eligible for half-off tickets. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some other restrictions may apply.
Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.
Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to live music while exploring our spring 2020 exhibitions.
This event features the UI School of Music Faculty Quartet with James Dreier, Steve Grismore, Masayoshi Shikawa, and Blake Shaw.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the SMA in advance at 319-335-1727.
The Palisades Ensemble was founded in 1992 by conductor and Cornell Professor of Music Martin Hearne and is comprised of the finest instrumental musicians from regional orchestras in the upper Midwest. The ensemble first performed at the 93rd Annual May Music Festival at Cornell College and has returned to the Festival and Music Mondays many times.
Its program will be “El Sombrero de Tres Picos,” Suite No. 1, by Manuel De Falla; “Chants d’Auvergne” (selected from Series 1–5) by Joseph Canteloube, featuring soprano soloist Lisa Hearne; and “Appalachian Spring Suite for Orchestra” by Aaron Copland.
Join the ukulele revolution! Local musician volunteers will lead Ukulele Cafe, where you’ll learn a few simple chords and leave playing a tune. Doesn’t get much better than this. Ukuleles provided.
Please register by calling the library or online at www.crlibrary.org on the events page.
We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!