Penn State to Host Musical Shows This Fall
Are you a secret opera fan? Perhaps you fancy an a cappella solution. Smooth jazz lover?
The Eisenhower Auditorium and Penn State School of Music are set to host a variety of unique concerts over the next month.
Opera “A marvelous order”
On Thursday, October 20, “A Marvelous Order” will make its world premiere at the Eisenhower Auditorium. The show is set in the 1960s and delves into the struggles of dealing with abuse of authority and making one’s voice heard.
The opera combines animated visuals and storytelling with music and poetry to share an empowering story about building community.
Tickets are $5 for any student in the university park, $52 for adults, and $40 for those 18 and under. All tickets are on sale on line. You can also stop by the Eisenhower Auditorium every weekday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to purchase tickets for the event.
Downtown Jazz Orchestra
Do you like jazz? Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 3 at the Eisenhower Auditorium. Known for their riffs and improvisation, the group is a staple of New Orleans jazz clubs and has been dancing since 2008.
Tickets are $5 for any student in the university park, $45 for adults, and $23 for those 18 and under. Again, you can book your tickets on line or stop by the auditorium.
Return of the Kings
Kings Return, an a capella group, will make its Penn State debut at the School of Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 10. To make it even better, the concert will include voices from Penn State students.
The Dallas-based quartet is best known for their viral videos singing a cappella in vacant stairwells.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under. All University Park students are eligible to see the concert for free, however, Penn State ID is required when purchasing tickets. Visit the Eisenhower Auditorium website to buy a ticket or visit in person during their opening hours. Tickets can also be reserved by phone.