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Opera: “Così fan tutte”

(“They're All Like That”)
Thursday, May 30, 2013 to Sunday, June 2, 2013
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
Presented by: 
Music Department

UCSC's award-winning Opera Program presents one of opera's best in a fully staged production featuring the UCSC Orchestra.


Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Guglielmo and Fernando are two army officers who are madly in love with two sisters, Fiordiligi and Dorabella, and they are firmly convinced that their passion is reciprocated by the ladies in question. Their acquaintance Don Alfonso, an older, wordly-wise man, questions their confidence and lays a bet that the girlfriends would turn their affections elsewhere given half a chance, not because of who they are but merely because they are women. The men agree to allow Don Alfonso two days to prove his point, if he can.


Così fan tutte
Opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte



Brian Staufenbiel, artistic director

Nicole Paiement, conductor


Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 PM

Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM

Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.


Reserved seating

$25 general

$21 seniors 62+

$11 youth and students w/ ID


at and and in-person or by phone

UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159) or SC Civic Auditorium box office (831-420-5260).


Parking $4