Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 26  |  October 2003  |  Number 14
In This Issue  |  FermiNews Main Page


To purchase tickets for Arts and Lecture Series events, or for further information or telephone reservations, call 630-840-ARTS weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Phone reservations are held for five working days, but will be released for sale if not paid for within that time. Will-Call tickets may be picked up, or available tickets purchased, at the lobby box office on the night of the performance beginning at 7 p.m. When coming to this event, only the Pine Street entrance to Fermilab will be open. For more information, check out our web page at www.fnal.gov/culture.

Highlights of Gilbert & Sullivan
Opera a la Carte
October 11, 2003

Tickets $20 ($10 for ages 18 or under)

"Opera a la Carte gives a top quality evening of entertainment ... they know how to do it, how to play the audience, how to pace their performance...how to make the difficult lyrics entertaining and how to keep fresh the old melodies." - Redlands Daily Facts

The wit and humor of Gilbert and Sullivan come to Ramsey Auditorium as Opera A La Carte performs staged and costumed highlights of some of the most beloved operettas including The Mikado, H.M.S. Pinafore, Patience and others. Opera A La Carte is a first-class professional production company specializing in Gilbert and Sullivan. Founded in 1970 by noted British Gilbert and Sullivan scholar and artist Richard Sheldon, this company has enjoyed a remarkable rise to fame. Known for the authentic style of its productions, the company is constantly winning new audiences through its nationwide tours and is acclaimed as the foremost Gilbert and Sullivan touring repertory company in the country.

Scrap Arts Music
November 15, 2003
Tickets $22
($11 ages 18 and under)

"This is one fantastic visual and aural display of percussive precision full of energetic gymnastics and vibrant vitality. Original music expertly played and choreographed into a remarkable show." - The Belfast Telegraph

What happens when Stomp meets Blue Man Group meets Jellyeye Drum Theatre? Scrap Arts Music! Scrap Arts Music stimulates ALL your senses. By bringing together five talented musicians, powerful original music, dazzling sculptural instruments and hyper-kinetic movement, the ensemble always leaves audiences wanting more. Based in Vancouver, Canada, this innovative troupe is led by percussionist Gregory Kozak. He is also composer, performer, and inventor of the transforming, futuristic instruments used by Scrap Arts Music.

last modified 10/1/2003   email Fermilab