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IU Opera and Ballet Theater

101 N Jordan Ave, Bloomington, IN 47406-1101
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World-Class Opera Venue . . . World-Class Performances

My wife and I visited Bloomington recently to see the famed Indiana University “Hurrying Hoosiers... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
JA M
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Really enjoyed the show

Not a big play person, but my friends talked me into attending. We saw "Carousel." It was... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Joel M
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Bloomington recently to see the famed Indiana University “Hurrying Hoosiers” basketball team. But since they had already lost in the B1G Tournament, we decided to attend “Closing Night” of an opera called “Lucia di Lammermoor” staged by the renowned Jacobs...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Not a big play person, but my friends talked me into attending. We saw "Carousel." It was fantastic. Student produced. Student directed and student acted. Very well done. Enjoyed my time. Really nice performance. The staff was great. They did a fantastic job.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The opera was fatastic. I was so impressed with the talented singers and the music of the orchestra. It was a wonderful performance.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Indiana Music School is one of the best in the country, and the student are enhanced and catapulted by the infrastructure of this Opera House. Really, compatible to major centers in the country, and even to Munich where I attended several opera performances. Here in...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

I'm not sure if this is the same as the IU Auditorium, where we saw Willie Nelson in concert with Merle Haggard. The auditorium was very nice. The lobby was roomy, and they were well-staffed with smiling faces. Everyone we encountered was very professional, helpful...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We just saw Barber of Seville at this facility, and loved the performance. And this building is rather unique in style. But it really needs some significant updating. Some features here are rather outdated, and the seats were very uncomfortable. Fortunately, the performance was so...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is one of the many things that gives Indiana University's music school the top rating for music schools in the world. This is a great program for the opera students and for the community. High quality opera, sets, facility - and affordable prices (for...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

You can easily get tickets to some great shows, all professionally done by the Jacobs School of Music students and some pros. Reasonably priced and new shows monthly make this a really good value. Take in a show when you are in Bloomington!

Thank John H
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

Opera-lovers everywhere should journey to Bloomington Indiana to see and hear wonderful performances of old favorites and innovative works. Indiana University's Musical Arts Center ("MAC") is one of the finest opera venues anywhere. Comparable in size and technical sophistication to New York's famous Metropolitan Opera...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

The world-class operas with stage settings that draw applause from the audience every performance brings young student artists to the stage who will soon grace the top world stages. The training these students get at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University is revealed...More

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