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Behind the Scenes: Don Juan

Battle Creek Symphony
What A Do Theatre
W.K. Kellogg Auditorium
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 7:30 pm
Backstage Pass preconcert talk, 6:40 pm

Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Strauss: Don Juan
Williams: Jedi Steps and Finale from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This masterful tone poem by Richard Strauss was written while falling madly in love with Pauline de Ahna, the soprano who would eventually become his wife. In fact, there is a vivid backstory to this breathtaking concert. We'll share a behind-the-scenes perspective as actors from What A Do Theatre re-enact the story of Strauss's passionate tone poem . This innovative presentation will entertain and educate in a way never before presented in Battle Creek.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Mark Yatros

Mark Yatros, CFP, ChFC, APMA

Binda Foundation

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Event Details
  • Date:
    NOVEMBER 12, 2016, 7:30 pm
  • Location:
    W. K. Kellogg Auditorium
  • Ensembles:
    Battle Creek Symphony
  • Guest Artists:
    What A Do Theatre
  • Ticket Prices:
    $8 - $45
  • For More Information:
    Call 269.963.1911


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W.K. Kellogg Auditorium 50 West Van Buren Street Battle Creek, MI 49017 Direction : Corner of Mc Camly St. & W. Van Buren. Auditorium is attached to W.K. Kellogg Jr High School. W.K. Kellogg Auditorium is across from Willard Libary Parking Lot & Clara's Restaurant. Take I-94 to business loop M-66 North Bound. Turn west onto W. Van Buren approximately 3 blocks. Click here for directions in Google Maps.
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