12/06/2017

Loyola Presents Season Tickets make great Holiday Gifts

This holiday season, give the gift of Music and Theatre by purchasing season tickets to the Loyola Presents Arts series. Save ten percent off the ticket price by purchasing a "Pick Three" ticket package. All proceeds from ticket sales support the Loyola College of Music and Fine Arts. 

The Loyola Presents Spring Concert season includes:

  • January 7th: After Life The National Opera Association's production of Tom Cipullo and David Mason's chamber opera, After Life, imagines a post-mortem reunion of Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein.

  • January 25th: Jazz Underground Series: Tony Dagradi's Oneness: Tony Dagradi performs selections from his newest CD, “Oneness.” Joining Tony will be some of New Orleans’ most notable jazz artists; Steve Masakowski on guitar, Larry Seiberth on piano, Roland Guerin on bass and Ricky Sebastian on drums.

  • March 18th: Loyola Faculty sing the American Songbook: Dr. Tyler Smith leads the Loyola voice faculty in a tribute to the music of the 1960s.

  • March 19th: Chanticleer: Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

  • March 22nd-23rd: Dialogues of the Carmelites, presented by Loyola Opera Theatre:  Francis Poulenc's opera tells a fictionalised version of the story of the Martyrs of Compiègne, Carmelite nuns who, in 1794 during the closing days of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution, were guillotined in Paris for refusing to renounce their vocation.

  • April 21st: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg performs with the Loyola Strings  Master violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg leads the Loyola chamber orchestra ensemble in a performance not to be missed.

The Loyola Presents Spring Theatre Season includes two productions from the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance.  

  • March 2nd - 10th: Richard III , the story of a heartless tyrant who will stop at nothing to secure England's crown. Directed by Dr. Laura Hope, William Shakespeare's stunning portrait of Machiavellian genius and the murderous quest for absolute power, will come alive on the Marquette Theatre stage.

  • April 13th - 21st, Informed Consent  Loyola Presents Deborah Zoe Laufer's provocative new play: Directed by Loyola alum, James McBride, Informed Consent asks: are our identities defined by our bodies or by our most sacred stories? Ambitious geneticist Jillian races to solve scientific mysteries that could save both an ancient people and her own family.  At the same time, Jillian confronts a time bomb lurking in her own DNA – and possibly her four-year-old daughter's. 

Last season, the Loyola Department of Theatre Arts and Dance won the Big Easy Award for Best University Production for the regional premiere of The House That Will Not Stand, and Loyola Opera Theatre won Gambit's Tribute to the Classical Arts award for Best University Production for Street Scene. This season is one that audiences won't want to miss. Come support Loyola's rising stars in 2018.

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