Linn-Benton Opera Guild Preview: Lucia di Lammermoor
OSU music professor Angela Carlson will tell the story of the opera and play recorded excerpts from the score. Admission is free to Linn-Benton Opera Guild members, students of Linn-Benton Community College and OSU. Cost for the general public is $5.
Performance dates will be Jan. 31, Feb. 6 and 8, at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay, Portland. The opera will be sung in Italian with projected English translations.
Linn-Benton Community College and the Linn-Benton Opera Guild will host a bus ride to the closing performance on Saturday, Feb. 8 for those interested. Round-trip coach fare is $39 per person. Cost for opera tickets is not included, and seating reservations are required.
The bus will leave LBCC’s Benton Center parking lot–757 NW Polk Avenue, Corvallis–at 4:30 p.m., arriving at Key Bank–3rd and Ellsworth, Albany–at 4:55 p.m., then to Super 8 Motel–1288 Hawthorne Avenue, near I-5 Market Street exit, Salem–at 5:30 p.m. The bus will return immediately following the performance.
Tickets to the opera must be purchased in advance through the Portland Opera Box Office, 503-241-1802 or toll-free at 866-739-6737 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by visiting Portland Opera website at www.portlandopera.org.
For more information about the Linn-Benton Opera Guild or to make bus reservations, call Betty Miner, Opera Guild coordinator, at 541-757-8949 or visit www.linnbenton.edu/go/opera.