Opera Previews

Join us for a 90-minute exploration of the music and history of select operas, led by lively opera experts.



  • Andrea Chénier, with Kip Cranna

    August 29–31, 2016

  • Dream of the Red Chamber, with David Henry Hwang and Ken Smith

    September 6–8, 2016

  • Don Pasquale, with Deborah Rosengaus

    September 19–22, 2016

  • Makropulos Case, with Richard Taruskin

    October 3–5, 2016

  • Women in Peril, with Alexandra Amati-Camperi

    Explore the plights of women of Aida, Madame Butterfly, Rigoletto and La Bohème.

    October 24–26, 2016

  • Don Giovanni, with Bruce Lamott

    May 30–June 1, 2017