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QCSO Presents “Two Remain” October 22

October 16th, 2022
QCSO Presents “Two Remain” October 22

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will present “Two Remain” on Saturday, October 22 at Augustana College’s Brunner Theatre. “Two Remain” is a moving and emotional two-act chamber opera by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer is based on the true stories of two Holocaust survivors. In Act I, Krystyna Żywulska, assisted by ghosts of Auschwitz, shares her story of survival with a journalist. In Act II Gad Beck is haunted by his first love, the poet Manfred Lewin, who perished in Auschwitz. Featuring Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor Presented as Part of Out of Darkness, Holocaust... Read More

Celebrate Opera Quad Cities June 19

June 18th, 2022
Celebrate Opera Quad Cities June 19

Join Opera Quad Cities June 19 as they celebrate opera’s favorite arias, duets and choruses in “Opera is Grand” at Bartlett Performing Arts Center in Moline. Led by Maestro Nathan Windt, Opera Quad Cities will present a joyful celebration of the finest arias, duets, and choruses by Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Bizet, Bernstein, Strauss and others. “Opera is Grand” will feature Clare Kuttler, Soprano; Kelly Hill, Mezzo-Soprano, & Saul Nache, Baritone, eight regional professional singers, a local chorus and a full orchestra. Details and tickets can be found here: EVENTBRITE  Read More

Quad-Cities Opera World Premiere Delayed Until February 2022

November 18th, 2020
Quad-Cities Opera World Premiere Delayed Until February 2022

A maid’s song in Jacob Bancks’s new opera “Karkinos” has painfully relevant lyrics – “Slowly, slowly, what is your hurry? Little by little the bird builds a nest. Patience obtains all things. Sooner or later a seedling will climb. Wait, and all that has life will flourish in time.” Patience is certainly what we all need in the Covid era, as the premiere of “Karkinos” – a collaboration between the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and Living Proof Exhibit – again has been delayed, until February 2022. The opera, penned by Bancks (an Augustana associate professor of music), was first... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 3rd: Curbside Concerts, Arts Festivals, Movies and MORE!

May 3rd, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 3rd: Curbside Concerts, Arts Festivals, Movies and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More