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2019/2020 Season

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Giuseppe Verdi

Aug. 10–28, 2019

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Verdi’s hugely popular melodrama runs emotional gamut contrasting the privilege of the powerful with the gritty squalor of Rigoletto’s working class struggles.

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Gioacchino Rossini

Oct. 19–Nov. 1, 2019

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Rossini’s adaptation of the rags-to-riches story delivers delights with sparkling music, bright ensembles, and ridiculous situations making this opera an enchantment all its own.

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Three Singing Sisters

Various Composers

November 2, 2019

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The three Costa-Jackson sisters take the stage for an exciting mixed-genre recital featuring opera arias, Broadway melodies, Neapolitan songs, and more.

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The Falling & The Rising

Music by Zachary Redler
Libretto by Jerre Dye

Nov. 15–24, 2019

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The Falling and the Rising is an operatic story of service, sacrifice, and connection inside uncertainty.

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Eugene Onegin

Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky

Jan. 11–25, 2020

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This elegant romance follows a young woman’s infatuation with a dashing, restless nobleman in a tale of love unfulfilled. Set to Tchaikovsky’s lush and lyrical music.

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Music by Daniel Schnyder
Libretto by Bridgette A. Wimberly

Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2020

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The ghost of the legendary jazz great and bebop innovator tries to complete one last masterpiece and revisits the demons, inspirations, and women of his life.

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La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

May 2–19, 2020

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A smash hit for over a century, Puccini’s profoundly romantic opera about four young Parisians who sacrifice everything for art and love is guaranteed to touch your heart.

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Upcoming Community Events

Feminist Storytelling

in the Age of #MeToo
August 23, 2019
Opera Center

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A Fairytale Afternoon

with Cinderella

Septemer 14, 2019
Opera Center

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Free Opera Time

September 14, 2019
Opera Center

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Opera Center Open House

September 28, 2019

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