Cirque Musica takes audiences on a musical journey to a land of dazzling beauty, mystery and suspense. The show blends the grace and thrills of the world’s greatest circus performers with stunning symphonic music from classical, POPS, and popular repertoire. Audiences are treated to a full sensory experience that will have them on the edge of their seats and in awe of the beauty, thrills, and majesty that is…Cirque Musica.
Cirque Musica features top circus performers from around the world and veterans of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and Cirque du Soleil.
The music includes all time favorites from the classical repertoire including excerpts from Flight of the Bumblebee, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Holst the Planets, and more. From the POPS world, the show features pieces by John Williams and a musical salute to the Beatles. Cirque Musica also features original music composed by Emmy and Academy Award nominated composer, Marcelo Zarvos.
Cirque Musica was produced by Stephen Cook and the Cooking Group. The creative team includes Opportunity Nocks, the company that brought you circus superstar Bello Nock, star of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and the Big Apple Circus; Jennifer Nock, veteran artistic director and costume designer; Marcelo Zarvos, an exciting Academy and Emmy nominated film and television composer; and renowned Julliard-trained violinist and orchestral arranger Tracy Silverman.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 17 and can be purchased at the arena box office, any TicketsWest outlet, online at matthewknightarena.com, or by calling 800-992-8499.
Parking & Event Information
We hope that you are as excited as we are to Cirque Musica at Matthew Knight Arena, Friday, October 4th. We wanted to make sure that you knew about your parking and transportation options, along with a few other things to help make your night enjoyable.
The doors to the arena will open at 7:00PM for the 8:00PM performance. We’d encourage you to make arrangements to arrive early if you’ll be dining at an establishment near the arena or downtown near our shuttle location. There will also be a variety of food options in the arena. During this event, beer and wine will be available at multiple locations throughout the upper and main concourse.
LTD will be providing EmX service from the Eugene and Springfield Stations. These buses will run at 10 minute intervals until 10:45PM. Guests using LTD regular service will need to make sure they remember that the last service leaves at 10:45PM.
PARKING - CLICK HERE FOR PARKING MAP
Parking is available in the Columbia Garage located just west of the arena off of East 13th Ave at $10 per space, cash only. Parking is also available at various lots on campus. (See map below) Event parking is not permitted in the Fairmount Neighborhood (bounded by East 15th to the north, Fairmount Blvd. on the east and south and Columbia Street on the west). (See map below) There is also information on the Event Parking District on the City of Eugene parking website at www.eparkeugene.com
There are 150 bike racks for daily and event use located on the east and west ends of the arena.
Cans, bottles, coolers or other food/beverage containers and their contents are prohibited.
Bags are subject to search.
Weapons, fireworks, laser pointers, explosives or munitions are not permitted inside the arena.
Additional items may be included, based on the show.
Please visit the Lane Transportation District website at www.ltd.org for more information on regular bus and EmX service near the arena.
Re-Entry is not permitted to Matthew Knight Arena. Once you enter the building, you are not permitted to exit and re-enter with the original ticket. In emergency situations, you should contact the Guest Services desk.
Smoking is not allowed inside of Matthew Knight Arena. Because of the campus wide ban on smoking, there are no areas to smoke for patrons attending events at the arena.
Will Call will be located at the North Box Office located on the North side of the Arena off of East 13th Avenue.
No audio recordings, video recordings of the performance are permitted. There will be no flash photography permitted during the performance. Prior to the performance, an announcement will be made asking patrons to turn off pagers and cell phones and advising that no flash photography or recording devises are permitted during the performance.