PLU Opera ushers you into the dark underworld

There will be high notes and high kicks as you travel to the depths of the dark underground this November at Pacific Lutheran University. PLU’s opera program will perform Offenbach’s  Orpheus in the Underworld  for four performances on the Karen Hille Phillips Mainstage: November 19,…

PLU opera opens Handel’s ‘Alcina’ this January

Travel to Alcina’s island for a story of magic, enchantment and song. This January, surround yourself with magnificent music when Pacific Lutheran University Opera performs Handel’s Alcina on the Karen Hille Phillips Mainstage. There are four opportunities to view the production:  January 22, 23, and…

Angela Meade Vocal Performance Scholarship Underway

On January 18, Soprano Angela Meade ‘01 performed a one-time-only benefit concert at PLU to kick off fundraising for the new Angela Meade Vocal Performance Scholarship. “During my years at PLU, I received about a third of my tuition in scholarships and I know how…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream first opera set in the Karen Hille Phillips Center

Fairy high jinks, true love and bewitching spells will play out on stage at the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts January 23-26 when PLU’s Opera series presents Benjamin Britten’s, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Originally premiered in 1960 at the Aldeburgh Festival, Britten’s evocative…

Student Sings way to Seattle Opera

You may have seen him tearing up the stage in Lagerquist Hall or starting an impromptu concert in the UC. Maybe you recognized him from America’s Got Talent “YouTube Acts Compete.” Or, if you were in Seattle last weekend, you may have seen the young…