Sat // Italian Straw Hat at the MN Opera

Jan 26, 2019 854

BY: Isabelle Wattenberg

The MN Opera’s January production comes to us from no less that the man who provided music for the first two Godfather films, Italian composer Nino Rota! The gambol of a story brings us in 1950s Paris to follow a hapless groom and his hungry hungry pony on a quest that produces baronesses, mistaken identities, and other wonderful opera staples.

It promises a springy score, and knowing the knack for whimsy the Opera typically demonstrates, we’re anticipating a set with proper panache to match. (Don’t forget to stroll through the Winter Carnival ice sculptures on the way to and/or from the Ordway.) Saturday, Jan 26 – Feb 3. Times vary. Tickets from $25-228.

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