Pre-Opera Talks: Know Before You Go

Before every opera performance, listen to charismatic music scholars present a 25-minute overview of the opera, with insights on the music, composer and historical background.

Pre-Opera Talks are free to ticketholders and take place in the Orchestra section of the Opera House, 55 minutes prior to curtain. Enhance your experience by attending Pre-Opera Talks, whether you're a newcomer, opera aficionado or anywhere in between.

Summer 2015 Pre-Opera Talks

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The Trojans, Peter Susskind, June 7–July 1, 2015

Two Women, Laura Stanfield Prichard, June 13–30, 2015

The Marriage of Figaro, Bruce Lamott, June 14–July 5, 2015

Speakers and schedules are subject to change. 2015–16 Season Pre-Opera Talk speakers will be announced in late spring 2015.