Music Student Takes Center Stage in "La Boheme"

June 28, 2012


BUFFALO, NY - Canisius College student Jena M. Abati ’14 will star in Nickel City Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” at the Riveria Theatre in North Tonawanda on Friday, June 29 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. 

Abati is a junior music major at Canisius. The music major prepares students for a variety of careers or graduate studies. Courses are designed for students with diverse music backgrounds and all levels of experience. The program introduces students to the literature, theory and technology of music. Extensive performance opportunities are available to students of all majors. In addition, the ArtsCanisius Series brings members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) to the Canisius campus. Learn more about the music major

La Boheme (“the bohemians”) is the timeless Italian opera which inspired the Broadway musical “Rent.” It is the story of young, idealistic artists who dream big, have trouble paying their rent, get together and break up. 

For more information about La Boheme or to purchase tickets, call (716) 692-2413. 

Canisius is one of 28 Catholic, Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.