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The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber Presented by SUU Opera and Orchestra

Published: March 06, 2019 | Category: Arts

SUU Opera RehearsalSUU Opera Theatre and SUU Orchestra will perform The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 26-29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Center Theater. The show is directed by Carol Ann Modesitt and conducted by Dr. Xun Sun, with Megan Goodrich as Assistant Director and Choreographer, and Dr. Brian Chan as rehearsal pianist. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Southern Utah University faculty, staff, and students are free with a valid ID card. Faculty and staff IDs are allowed one guest. Tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the concert or online.

Andrew Lloyd Webber is known throughout the world as a musical theatre genius. His musical talent brought such greats as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cats, Phantom of the Opera (the longest-running Broadway show in history), and Evita.

Carol Ann Modesitt, Director of SUU Opera Theatre, shares, “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber is a review and adaptation of 20 songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals. This is a new way to present his music. One of the things that makes it unique is the production can be performed in any order. It is up to the producer and director to choose which songs are performed and the order in which they are performed. The show involves 15 students from the vocal area with accompaniment by 30 instrumental students.”

Songs that will be highlighted in this production are, “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, “Another Suitcase”, “Unexpected Song”, “With One Look”, “Buenos Aires”, “Music of the Night”, “Love Never Dies”, “Close Every Door”, “There’s A Light at the End of the Tunnel”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “As If We Never Said Goodbye”, “I Believe My Heart”, “Memory”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Love Changes Everything”, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Think of Me”, “All I Ask of You”, “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again”, and “Song of the King”.

Hum along with your Andrew Lloyd Webber favorites in this exciting concert. More information about the Department of Music at SUU visit their website.

About the College of Performing and Visual Arts

The College of Performing and Visual Arts (CPVA) at Southern Utah University comprises 26 academic programs including liberal arts (BA/BS) and professional (BFA, BM) degrees in art, design, dance, music and theatre. It includes graduate programs in the fields of arts administration (MFA, MA), music education (MME), and music technology (MM). More than 60 full-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring nearly 700 majors in the College. CPVA presents over 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year and is affiliated with the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the Center for Shakespeare Studies. Southern Utah University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, visit www.suu.edu/pva.

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