Greenville, SC (June 13, 2013) – Bob Jones University announced Thursday the schedule for the University’s 2013 – 2014 Concert, Opera and Drama Series. The series will once again bring to Greenville world-renowned artists and exciting performances. All performances are open to the public.
The 2013-2014 BJU Concert, Opera and Drama Series schedule is as follows:
Canadian Brass, Oct. 8 – 8 p.m., Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium (FMA)
Composed of the country’s finest brass players, the Canadian Brass is an ensemble whose expanded instrumentality provides a broad palette of colors for works written for brass as well as fresh arrangements of classic literature. Superb blend, refined sound, sparking technique and exceptional musicianship are just a few of the qualities that make listening to the Canadian Brass an unmatchable experience.
Cyrano de Bergerac, Nov. 20 – 22 – 8 p.m., Rodeheaver Auditorium (RA)
Rostand’s swashbuckling poet-hero is brought to life in this exciting production by the University Classic Players with Darren Lawson, dean of the School of Fine Arts and Communication, in the title role.
Georgia Boy Choir, Feb. 27 – 8 p.m., FMA
The Georgia Boy Choir is considered to be the premier boy choir in the Southeast. These young men are dedicated to their craft, and that dedication manifests itself in each song they perform. You will be enchanted by their unique charm and exceptionally beautiful singing.
Aida, Mar. 18, 20 and 22 – 8 p.m., RA
This long-remembered magnificent production of Verdi’s “grandest” of operas in staged again by the University Opera Association as the appropriate first major stage production for 2014. Spectacular sets, stunning costumes and great music combine for a thrilling opera experience.
Twelfth Night, May 7 – 8 p.m., May 8 – 2 and 8 p.m., RA
In Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece, Twelfth Night, a love-struck duke, a love-rejecting countess and mistaken identities are all woven into a delightful comedy and embellished with some of the Bard’s most memorable characters.
Information and tickets are available at www.bju.edu/tickets. For further information, please call (864) 770-1372. Season tickets, as well as individual tickets for all productions, will be available for purchase on Mon., Sept. 2.