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Abduction from the Seraglio

Abduction from the Seraglio

Utah Opera
J Q Lawson Capitol Theatre

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Utah Opera Presents
The Abduction from the Seraglio

DATES and TIMES: May 10, 12, 14, 16 2014 | 7:30 PM
May 18, 2014 | 2 PM

Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Single tickets on sale July 30th, 2013

Conductor: Gary Thor Wedow
Director: Chas Rader-Shieber
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Christoph Friedrich Bretzner, adaptations by Gottlieb Stephanie
Sung in German with English Supertitles
Premiered on July 16th, 1782 at the Burgtheater, Vienna

Konstanze: Celena Shafer
Belmonte: Andrew Stenson
Blonde: Amy Owens
Osmin: Gustav Andreassen
Pedrillo: Tyson Miller
Pasha Selim: Christopher McBeth

Story Summary
The Abduction from the Seraglio tells of a fair damsel who, like most operatic damsels, finds herself in great distress! Will the dashing nobleman rescue her from her Turkish keepers and the powerful ruler who desires to possess her? Or will the true lovers die in the attempt.

Run Time: approximately 3 hours including intermission

Child Policy
Children 8 years old and older are welcome to our Opera performances. Please contact ArtTix at 801-355-2787 for details on Youth and Upbeat tickets. Discounted tickets aren't available for all peformances.

Dates, times, programs, artists and prices are subject to change.

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All ticket purchases are final, there are no exchanges or refunds. There is a limit of eight (8) tickets per person on an internet transaction. Seats will be grouped together in the number you request. Recommended age for all performances is 8 years or older and no babes in arms unless otherwise specified. See specific event description for details. All Patrons must have a ticket.

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Hours :: M-F 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
May vary on performance days

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