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Mar
12
Mon
2018
Tango Dinner at Party Downtown @ Party Downtown
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm

Get in the mood for María de Buenos Aires with an evening of Argentine music and dance.

Tango dancers Marisela Rizik and George Van Vleet will entertain with a demonstration of Argentine tango.

Party Downtown owner-Chefs Mark Kosmicki and Tiffany Norton will cook up an Argentine feast (a vegetarian option is available); wine provided.

Reservations are $100 per person, which includes a $60 contribution to Eugene Opera. Purchase reservations at eugeneopera.com/rsvp or send a check to Eugene Opera, 1590 Willamette Street, Eugene OR 97401 with “Party Downtown” in the memo line.

 

Apr
29
Sun
2018
Andrew’s Dinner @ Marché
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm

Join Artistic Director Andrew Bisantz for dinner at Marché and a dive into the music of María de Buenos Aires.

Stephanie Pearl Kimmel and her team of chefs will prepare an Argentine style steak dinner served with Greg Cramer’s MarshAnn Landing wine (vegetarian option available). Andrew will guide us into the world of Astor Piazzolla’s tango opera.

Reservations are $125 per person, which includes a $75 contribution to Eugene Opera. Purchase reservations at eugeneopera.com/rsvp or send a check to Eugene Opera, 1590 Willamette Street, Eugene OR 97401 with “Andrew’s Dinner” in the memo line.

 

May
4
Fri
2018
Insights from the Maestro @ Hult Center
May 4 @ 6:45 pm
Insights from the Maestro @ Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Enhance your experience of María de Buenos Aires with insights from Artistic Director and Conductor Andrew Bisantz.

Eugene Opera regulars know that Maestro Bisantz’s pre-show talks are not to be missed. Entertaining and informative, his talks (often with musical illustrations) alert you to musical themes to listen for, point out distinctive features of the work, provide historical context, and give behind-the-scenes insight. You will find your experience of the opera immeasurably enriched.

The talk will take place in the Hult Center lobby, 45 minutes before the opera performance. It is free and open to the public.

María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Enjoy the tango opera María de Buenos Aires by Ástor Piazzolla. This Argentinian opera, first performed in 1968, has recently experienced a widespread revival and has been delighting audiences across the United States and around the world with its intoxicating music and dancing.

 

May
6
Sun
2018
Insights from the Maestro @ Hult Center
May 6 @ 1:45 pm
Insights from the Maestro @ Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Enhance your experience of María de Buenos Aires with insights from Artistic Director and Conductor Andrew Bisantz.

Eugene Opera regulars know that Maestro Bisantz’s pre-show talks are not to be missed. Entertaining and informative, his talks (often with musical illustrations) alert you to musical themes to listen for, point out distinctive features of the work, provide historical context, and give behind-the-scenes insight. You will find your experience of the opera immeasurably enriched.

The talk will take place in the Hult Center lobby, 45 minutes before the opera performance. It is free and open to the public.

María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center
May 6 @ 2:30 pm
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Enjoy the tango opera María de Buenos Aires by Ástor Piazzolla. This Argentinian opera, first performed in 1968, has recently experienced a widespread revival and has been delighting audiences across the United States and around the world with its intoxicating music and dancing.