Every September, we send a squad of singers to more than 40 different locations in and around Memphis. They present over 50 “sample-sized” performances – all in the course of 30 consecutive days! LEARN MORE »
Verdi’s tragic tale of seduction, revenge, and paternal love. Michael Corvino delivers a heartstopping performance in the title role and Anya Matanovič is sublime as his daughter, Gilda. Internationally acclaimed Maestro Ari Pelto conducts.
Featuring world-famous arias including “La donna è mobile” and the climactic “Quartet.”
This year, we’re premiering a brand new holiday opera for families and children of all ages. This is the perfect chance to introduce your little ones to the beauty of opera.
The show includes beloved arias from Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, and others – set to new lyrics. With a heartwarming original story.
Gilbert & Sullivan’s brilliant satirical comedy! Our hilarious, eye-popping production draws heavily from Japanese pop culture – ranging from video games and cartoons to sumo wrestlers and Godzilla.
The star-studded cast includes the winner of the “BBC Singer of the World” competition, Jamie Barton, along with Met Opera regulars, Monica Yunus and Kevin Burdette. Jam-packed with unforgettable tunes.
This wildly popular gala features off-the-beaten-path gourmet cuisine. Meat is donated by local hunters and prepared by some of the city’s top restaurants and caterers. Attractions include an auction of unique culinary experiences, along with a Wine Pull, and the chance to rub elbows with influential Shelby County political leaders and business executives.
A raucous double-bill, featuring two one-act gems: Mozart’s The Impresario is a delightful parody of dueling divas. It’s the perfect set-up for Richard Wargo’s The Music Shop — an opera about a man who just can’t seem to remember what his wife sent him to buy.
In this pulse-pounding tale, a phoney séance sets in motion a macabre turn of events that is all too real. Featuring Menotti’s eerie lullaby “The Black Swan,” and starring George London Award-winner Suzanne Hendrix, whose exquisite voice WOWED audiences in The Rape of Lucretia last season.
Memphis’s majestic Sears Crosstown building was a vibrant shopping hub for more than 50 years, but it fell into disuse and decay in 1993. Today, it is being revitalized. As part of this effort, we’ve commissioned a group of acclaimed composers to create five short operas inspired by the lives of people who lived near, or worked in the Sears Crosstown Building.
Featuring brand new compositions by Anthony Davis, Kamran Ince, Jack Perla, Nathaniel Stookey, and Zach Redler. Libretti by Jerre Dye of Memphis theater company Voices of the South.