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McCain Performance Series


The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.


In person
At the McCain box office in McCain Auditorium.


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Order form (pdf) 


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McCain Auditorium is the only authorized outlet for purchasing tickets to events in the McCain Performance Series.

McCain Ticket Services Office

Open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 90 minutes before each performance

McCain Performance Series
Kansas State University
207 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Circle
Manhattan, KS 66506-2111

The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series

Another generation of young singers is waiting in the wings to be discovered.

4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14

The Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars

For more than 125 years, the Metropolitan Opera has been the artistic home of the greatest singers in the world. But the Met is also the launching pad for the opera stars of the future. Some of today's leading artists got their first big break by winning the company's national auditions as members of the young artist program or by catching the attention of Met talent scouts. Stephanie Blythe, Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Deborah Voigt, Thomas Hampson and Mariusz Kwiecien are just a few of the major artists to have come through the Met ranks. Each concert features several young singers, accompanied by piano, in popular arias, duets and ensembles by opera's greatest composers.

"It gave me such an enormous sense of confidence..." — Susan Graham (NCA Finalist, 1988)

"It marked completely the start of my career." — Renée Fleming (NCA Finalist, 1988)

Check out the McCain Conversation before the performance.

McCain Conversations -- Metropolitan Opera Rising Stars Concert Series