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.
2015-16 Pre-Opera Talks
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Luisa Miller, Alexandra Amati-Camperi
Sweeney Todd, Marcia Green
Lucia di Lammermoor
, Kip Cranna
The Magic Flute,
Die Meistersinger, Peter Susskind
The Barber of Seville, Bruce Lamott
House of Usher, Samuel Otter
Carmen, Emily Laurance
Don Carlo, Laura Prichard
Jenůfa, Jonathan Khuner
Speakers and schedules are subject to change.
*There is no Pre-Opera Talk on Opening Night, September 11.