Portland Baroque Orchestra: Trousers & Tiaras: Gender Roles in Handel Operas

For centuries, opera has manipulated gender: men playing women, women singing “trouser roles” as men. In this production, contralto Vicki St. Pierre sings roles written for several of the Baroque era’s famed castrati. Monica Huggett leads the orchestra in a new twist of gender in Handel opera, including the captivating “mad scene” from Orlando.

Arts for All tickets will be available for sale on December 14, and can also be purchased at the door, if available.

Pre-Concert talk in PAB 320 at 2 p.m.

Get your tickets here.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 3:00pm

Kaul Auditorium
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Performing Arts


Faculty, Students, Alumni, Parents & Family, Open to the Public, Staff, Prospective Students


baroque, music, chamber




Ticket prices vary



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