School of Music Presents 19th-Century Comic Opera

Opera Theatre will perform "Don Pasquale" March 27-28.

WHAT: The Texas Tech School of Music will perform “Don Pasquale,” an opera buffa, or comic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti.

WHEN: 7 p.m. March 27-28

WHERE: Allen Theatre in the Texas Tech Student Union Building, 15th Street and Akron Avenue

EVENT: The opera was first performed in 1843 in Paris with great success. It is generally regarded as being the high point of the 19th century opera buffa tradition.

Tickets are $15 for general admission, $13 for senior citizens and $10 for non-Texas Tech students. Texas Tech students get one free ticket at the door with a student ID. Tickets are available in advance at music.ttu.edu.

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CONTACT:  Gerald Dolter, professor, School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7191 or gerald.dolter@ttu.edu.