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Event Calendar

  • WKNO Live Broadcast: Opera Goes to Broadway

    Oct 22nd, 2019
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at Opera Memphis's Opera Goes to Broadway! WKNO - 91.1 FM Memphis's Darel Snodgrass will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will rehearse excerpts from the program live on air.
    Being part of our live studio audience for this event is a one-of-a-kind experience, but you can also catch the event on WKNO 91.1 FM or wknofm.org.

    Doors open at 6:30.
    Live broadcast begins at 7:00.

    Location:
    Clark Opera Memphis Center
    6745 Wolf River Parkway
    Memphis, TN 38120

    Season Subscribers are invited to join us at 6:00 for a pre-broadcast mixer.

    FREE TO ATTEND.

    Questions? Call 901.257.3100.

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  • Opera Goes to Broadway

    Nov 1st, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Dixon Gallery and Gardens

    With a wildly successful first run during Midtown Opera Festival 2019, Opera Goes to Broadway returns for a delightful sequel at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Featuring pieces from your favorite broadway shows sung by your favorite Opera Memphis artists, these performances are perfect for audience members of all ages!

    To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
    Are you a Dixon Gallery & Garden Member? Be sure to ask about special discounts for this event!

     

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  • Opera Goes to Broadway

    Nov 2nd, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Dixon Gallery and Gardens

    With a wildly successful first run during Midtown Opera Festival 2019, Opera Goes to Broadway returns for a delightful sequel at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Featuring pieces from your favorite broadway shows sung by your favorite Opera Memphis artists, these performances are perfect for audience members of all ages!

    To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
    Are you a Dixon Gallery & Garden Member? Be sure to ask about special discounts for this event!

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  • Opera Goes to Broadway

    Nov 3rd, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Dixon Gallery and Gardens

    With a wildly successful first run during Midtown Opera Festival 2019, Opera Goes to Broadway returns for a delightful sequel at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. Featuring pieces from your favorite broadway shows sung by your favorite Opera Memphis artists, these performances are perfect for audience members of all ages!

    To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
    Are you a Dixon Gallery & Garden Member? Be sure to ask about special discounts for this event!

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  • WKNO Live Broadcast: Puccini Double Bill

    Jan 28th, 2020
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at Opera Memphis's Puccini Double Bill: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi! WKNO - 91.1 FM Memphis's Darel Snodgrass will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will rehearse excerpts from the opera live on air.
    Being part of our live studio audience for this event is a one-of-a-kind experience, but you can also catch the event on WKNO 91.1 FM or wknofm.org.

    Doors open at 6:30.
    Live broadcast begins at 7:00.

    Location:
    Clark Opera Memphis Center
    6745 Wolf River Parkway
    Memphis, TN 38120

    Season Subscribers are invited to join us at 6:00 for a pre-broadcast mixer.

    FREE TO ATTEND.

    Questions? Call 901.257.3100.

     

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  • Puccini Double Bill: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

    Feb 14th, 2020
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center

    Join Opera Memphis at Germantown Performing Arts Center for a Puccini Double Bill featuring performances of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. A company premiere, Suor Angelica follows the story of young Sister Angelica, who is rumored to have been sent to the convent as a punishment for some terrible deed. Her hard won peace is shattered by the arrival of her aunt, whose obsession with the past may destroy Angelica's future. The second piece, Gianni Schicchi, is Puccini's only comedy, though it's most loved aria, "O mio babbino caro" is at least somehwat serious. An extremely Italian dish made of equal parts love and deceit, the opera is based on portions of Dante's Divine Comedy. Family patriarch Buoso Donati has died, and his "loving" relatives look forward to inherting his vast wealth. When they discover that the deceased left his entire fortune and earthly possessions to a local monastery, there is only one man in Florence who can help them cheat and connive their way out of poverty--the incomparable Gianni Schicchi!

    Pre-Show Talk | 6:45pm
    Doors open | 7:00pm
    Performance | 7:30pm

    Tickets available HERE.

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  • Puccini Double Bill: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

    Feb 15th, 2020
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center

    Join Opera Memphis at Germantown Performing Arts Center for a Puccini Double Bill featuring performances of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. A company premiere, Suor Angelica follows the story of young Sister Angelica, who is rumored to have been sent to the convent as a punishment for some terrible deed. Her hard won peace is shattered by the arrival of her aunt, whose obsession with the past may destroy Angelica's future. The second piece, Gianni Schicchi, is Puccini's only comedy, though it's most loved aria, "O mio babbino caro" is at least somehwat serious. An extremely Italian dish made of equal parts love and deceit, the opera is based on portions of Dante's Divine Comedy. Family patriarch Buoso Donati has died, and his "loving" relatives look forward to inherting his vast wealth. When they discover that the deceased left his entire fortune and earthly possessions to a local monastery, there is only one man in Florence who can help them cheat and connive their way out of poverty--the incomparable Gianni Schicchi!

    Pre-Show Talk | 6:45pm
    Doors open | 7:00pm
    Performance | 7:30pm

    Tickets available HERE.

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  • WKNO Live Broadcast - Così fan tutte & MOF20

    Mar 12th, 2020
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at Midtown Opera Festival 2020 and Opera Memphis's production of Mozart's Così fan tutte! WKNO - 91.1 FM Memphis's Darel Snodgrass will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will rehearse excerpts from the opera live on air.
    Being part of our live studio audience for this event is a one-of-a-kind experience, but you can also catch the event on WKNO 91.1 FM or wknofm.org.

    Doors open at 6:30.
    Live broadcast begins at 7:00.

    Location:
    Clark Opera Memphis Center
    6745 Wolf River Parkway
    Memphis, TN 38120

    Season Subscribers are invited to join us at 6:00 for a pre-broadcast mixer.

    FREE TO ATTEND.

    Questions? Call 901.257.3100.

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  • Così fan tutte

    Mar 28th, 2020
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Playhouse on the Square

    This year, as the anchoring opera for Midtown Opera Festival 2020, Opera Memphis presents Mozart's Così fan tutte. It is often said that love is blind and fickle as the people it possesses, but young Ferrando and Guglielmo and their fiancés Dorabella and Fiordiligi swear absolute trust, fidelity, and devotion to each other as they prepare to walk down the aisle... That is until the astute Don Alfonso presents the young men with an opportunity to test the bonds of love. Will Ferrando and Guglielmo choose to open this Pandora's box on their relationships? Can their sweethearts surmount the challenges that they would inevitably face? Or will it all come crashing down upon them like so many tiers of wedding cake? Find out with this comedic romp through the hearts of men and women.

    Pre-show Talk | 6:45pm
    Doors open | 7:00pm
    Performance | 7:30pm

    Tickets available HERE.

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  • Così fan tutte

    Apr 4th, 2020
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Playhouse on the Square

    This year, as the anchoring opera for Midtown Opera Festival 2020, Opera Memphis presents Mozart's Così fan tutte. It is often said that love is blind and fickle as the people it possesses, but young Ferrando and Guglielmo and their fiancés Dorabella and Fiordiligi swear absolute trust, fidelity, and devotion to each other as they prepare to walk down the aisle... That is until the astute Don Alfonso presents the young men with an opportunity to test the bonds of love. Will Ferrando and Guglielmo choose to open this Pandora's box on their relationships? Can their sweethearts surmount the challenges that they would inevitably face? Or will it all come crashing down upon them like so many tiers of wedding cake? Find out with this comedic romp through the hearts of men and women.

    Pre-show Talk | 6:45pm
    Doors open | 7:00pm
    Performance | 7:30pm

    Tickets available HERE.

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