Time: 3:00pm CST November 10, 2013
Location: H. F. Johnson Center for the Fine Arts
The boundary between audience and performers will vanish during an immersive theatre-style opera production at Carthage on Sunday, Nov. 10.
The show, “Mozart is Dead,” is the culmination of a fall semester Opera Workshop course led by Professor Gregory Berg. Free to attend and open to the public, it is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the H. F. Johnson Center for the Fine Arts.
Rather than perform on stage, students will be interspersed throughout the hall. A unique seating layout will allow the performers to surround the audience.
The production is set in 1792, the year after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died. Students will portray historic figures who performed the legendary composer’s music. It will feature excerpts from some of Mozart’s most popular operas and will draw from historical letters and accounts.