Opera singers during a performance
Start: November 19, 2023 3 p.m.
End: November 19, 2023 6 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall
Contact Details
Jon Truitt


A vivid portrait of the rural mid-west, The Tender Land is painted richly with Copland’s quintessentially American harmonies and tells a beautiful and simple story of a young woman’s coming of age.

By arrangement with Boosey & Hawks, publisher and copyright holder.

Learn more about the Ball State Opera Theatre program, director Jon Truitt, and vocal coach Cara Chowning.


Program to be announced.

Other Performances

This is the second of two performances. The first performance is at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18.


  • General Admission: $15
  • Seniors: $13
  • Faculty/Staff: $10
  • Students: $5 in advance / $8 at the door

Tickets are sold through the College of Fine Arts Box Office located at Sursa Hall. Purchase options:

  • Phone: 765-285-8749
  • In person: Monday through Friday from Noon to 5 p.m., or starting 1 hour before the performance at the performance venue

**Please note: As part of our commitment to sustainability, all College of Fine Arts tickets are paperless and are accessible via email confirmation. Your confirmation email contains your digital tickets which can be scanned at the door from your mobile device, or you can print your digital tickets at home to be scanned. There is no need to visit Will Call prior to the performance.


Parking is available in the McKinley Parking Garage (entrance on Ashland Avenue) located immediately south of Sursa Hall. This garage is free on weekends.