Weber: The Magic Bullets (Der Freischütz)
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An opera from 1821 about a community obsessed with guns. Fully staged, with full orchestra.
Weber’s Der Freischütz tells the story of Max, a young man who must succeed in a shooting contest in order to marry his fiancée Agathe. His community has tied his sense of masculinity to his skill with firearms, and the resulting pressure drives him to seek magic bullets that never miss. But the bullets come at a steep price.
Featuring full orchestral accompaniment from the award-winning Queen City Opera orchestra, and the premiere of a new critical edition of Weber’s masterful score,View more
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Pre-performance presentation on evidence-based approaches to preventing gun violence one hour before each performance.
8916 Fountainebleu Terrace, Cincinnati, OH 45231
Row U in the Terrace section is completely handicap accessible, and any seat in row U can be replaced by a wheelchair if needed.
Row U in the Terrace section is completely handicap accessible, and any seat in row U can be replaced by a wheelchair if needed.View less