2018–2019 Season Announced
(dates, times and repertoire subject to change)
Amelia al Ballo by Menotti
sung in Italian
Cendrillon by Viardot
sung in French
November 2, 3, 7:30 p.m. and November 4, 3:00 p.m.
The Cunning Little Vixen by Janácek
sung in English
February 22, 23, 7:30 p.m. and February 24, 3:00 p.m.
The Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series
To be determined
April 13, 7:30 p.m. and April 14, 3:00 p.m.
School of Music Recital Hall: Free
The first round of auditions is May 4, 2017, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
The sign-up sheet is outside of room 040.
Purchase tickets online, call 803-777-5369, or purchase at the door.
Please note that online and phone sales end at 3 p.m. on opening day. After that you may purchase
at the door one hour before show.
Adult: $25; seniors/USC faculty & staff/military: $20; student with ID & children:
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