BROOKINGS – The South Dakota State University Choral Program will present its biennial Elizabethan Christmasse Feaste for the first time in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The 2019 schedule is:
• Dec. 5, 7 p.m.;
• Dec. 6, 7 p.m.;
• Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; and
• Dec. 8, 4 p.m.
Tickets may be purchased at https://www.sdstate.edu/school-performing-arts/music/madrigal-feaste, the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center box office from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday or by calling the SDSU School of Performing Arts at 688-5187 from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Individual tickets are $45 and became available Tuesday. A preferred table of eight is $500. The price includes a gourmet meal of mixed greens, herb-roasted pork loin and artisan vegetables, hot wassail and flaming figgy pudding.
Under the direction of Laura Diddle, performances will include Renaissance music by the 18-voice head table singers, holiday favorites by the 20-voice Westminster Singers, familiar carols by The King’s Carolers and a performance by the entire 70-voice SDSU Concert Choir.
“Allow us to ring in the holiday season with your family and friends,” said Diddle, noting the event started in 1987. “Enjoy a candle-lit dinner with exquisite music, playful jesters, comedic interaction and a special guest Lord or Lady of the Manor at each performance.”