GV to host Christmas opera

The Grand Valley State University Opera Theatre will host the special Christmas opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at the Grand Rapids Ballet’s Peter Martin Wege Theatre from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. The opera is an adaptation of the story of the Nativity and the Adoration of the Magi and was the first opera created specifically for television. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., as well as Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults; $12 for alumni, senior, faculty and staff; and $6 for students and groups. Tickets can be purchased at GVSU’s box office or through Star Tickets.