NIU Opera Theatre

Tickets are only available online.  Tickets are not available at the door.

AJ Wester, stage director

Silas Huff, musical director


Non è amore, né gelosia from Alcina - George F. Handel (1685-1759)

  • Alcina - Abria Shaw, Soprano
  • Ruggerio - Ethan Gonzalez, Counter-Tenor
  • Bradamante - Skye Corey, Mezzo-Soprano

So in Love from Kiss me Kate - Cole Porter (1891-1964)

  • Emma Vaughn, Soprano

Act I Scene 4 from Le Nozze di Figaro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

  • Susanna -Emily Montelongo, Soprano
  • Marcellina - Skye Corey, Mezzo-Soprano

Many a New Day from Oklahoma - Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
(1902-1970) (1895-1960)

  • Olivia Lesniewski, Mezzo-Soprano

Act I Scene 7 from Le Nozze di Figaro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

  • Susanna – Abria Shaw, Soprano
  • Il Conte – Boone Elledge, Baritone
  • Don Basillio – Joseph Quaynor, Tenor
  • Cherubino - Skye Corey, Mezzo-Soprano

What’ll I do from The Music Box Revue of 1928 - Irving Berlin (1888-1989)

  • Maggie Kanapilly, Mezzo-Soprano

Act II scene I from Così fan Tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

  • Fiordiligi - Emily Montelongo, Soprano
  • Dorabella - Naomi Dutton, Mezzo-Soprano

Reality from 36 Questions (A Podcast Musical) - Chris Littler (b. 1993) and Ellen Winter (b. 1996)

  • Skylar Thompson, Tenor

Act I scene 1 from Hansel und Gretel - Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921)

  • Hansel - Ethan Gonzalez, Counter-Tenor
  • Gretel - Emily Montelongo, Soprano

The History of Wrong Guys from Kinky Boots - Cyndi Lauper (b. 1953)

  • Finn Strumpf, Mezzo-Soprano

Act I duet from Vanessa - Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

  • Erika - Naomi Dutton, Mezzo-Soprano
  • Anatol - Joseph Quaynor, Tenor

World’s Greatest Son from Elf, the Musical - Matthew Sklar (b. 1973)

  • Jack Gorden, Baritone

Act I duet from Les pêcheurs de perles - George Bizet (1838-1875)

  • Zurga - Boone Elledge, Baritone
  • Nadir -Joseph Quaynor, Tenor
  • Memories of the Priestess – Abria Shaw, Naomi Dutton, Emily Montelongo, and Skye Corey

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Music Building, Recital Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Concerts, Exhibits and Performances


Arts and Culture, Music and Concerts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students



General Public $15, Non-NIU students, Seniors, and Staff $10, NIU Student are free

School of Music
Contact Name

Tina Zemzemi

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