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The Box Office is closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday and will reopen Tuesday, May 26 at 10am (phones only).
Our next online opera broadcast will be available Saturday, May 23 at 10am. Stay tuned for the title of this weekend’s opera stream.
The Summer 2020 Season
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May 19, 2020
Novelist Gustav Flaubert famously claimed, “Madame Bovary contains nothing of my life ... It is one of my principles that you must not write yourself. The artist ought to be in his work like God in his creation, invisible and omnipotent.” It’s one of the big questions of the relevance of art in this age of saturation: can one separate the created from the creator or, more seriously, is there an audience for an artistic work simply because of its existence, and not merely for the level of celebrity surrounding it?
Hear from Moby-Dick director Leonard Foglia as he shares how Moby-Dick came to be and provides insight into the creative process.
The challenge of turning Moby-Dick, one of the great classics of the English language, into an opera would have struck most librettists as Herculean. But for Gene Scheer, the effort was decidedly more Shakespearean.
Find more stories on the Opera Blog >
September 11, 2020
September 12–October 1, 2020
September 13–October 4, 2020
October 6–28, 2020
October 29–November 22, 2020
November 15–December 6, 2020
April 25–May 16, 2021
April 27–May 15, 2021
May 2–8, 2021
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May 14, 2020
Streaming performances from the archives continue May 16 with The Capulets and the Montagues.
May 7, 2020
Department of Diversity, Equity and Community launches new online programs this month.
April 14, 2020
The 2020 Summer Season has been canceled due ot the COVID-19 pandemic.
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