Desktop News | February 2023 The University of Alabama’s Opera Theatre won first place in the National Opera Association’s Division II Opera Productions Competition. The program set out to tackle the challenging production, with its mature themes, of Tobias Picker and Gene Scheer’s Thérèse Raquin based on Emile Zola’s 19th-century novel of the same name. Dr. Paul Houghtaling, a professor and director of opera at UA, was overjoyed as he witnessed his students receive acknowledgement for their tireless efforts. The […]
At the UA Opera Guild’s 9th annual Opera Gala on February 3, attendees can expect high-energy entertainment and enticing auction items, with proceeds going directly to benefit students.