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Event Calendar

  • Non-Profit of the Game: Opera Memphis at the Redbirds

    Aug 17th, 2018
    7:05pm - 10:05pm
    Autozone Park

    Our friends at The Redbirds and Lipscomb Pitts Insurance have selected Opera Memphis to be their Non-Profit of the Game for the August 17 matchup against Texas' Round Rock Express!  Use this link or the button below, and 20% will be donated to Opera Memphis!  

    Redbirds Non-Profit of the Game Fundraiser

     

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  • 30 Days of Opera - Exposure901

    Aug 30th, 2018
    6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Autozone Park
    Come hear FREE preview performances of what will be taking place all over Memphis and the MidSouth during Opera Memphis's 30 Days of Opera!
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  • 30 Days of Opera - Open House and Costume Sale

    Sep 3rd, 2018
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center
    Join Opera Memphis at their Clark Opera Memphis Center home for an Open House celebration and Costume Sale! Admission is FREE as is the opera!
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  • Levitt Shell Performance - featuring Movin' Up in the World

    Sep 23rd, 2018
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Levitt Shell
    Opera Memphis' 30 Days of Opera returns September 1-30, 2018. This annual event features dozens of TOTALLY FREE opera performances across Memphis and the MidSouth, turning the opera house inside out and taking the music to you! This year will include performances at the Cooper-Young Festival, Germantown Festival, South Main Trolley Night, the Memphis Farmers Market, and many more! To top it all off, we'll present a concert at the Levitt Shell on Sept. 23 - back by popular demand! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and check out 30daysofopera.com for all the info.
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  • 30 Days of Opera Block Party Finale - featuring Movin' Up in the World

    Sep 30th, 2018
    Noon - 6:00pm
    815 N McLean Blvd, Memphis, TN 38107
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  • WKNO Preview: Madama Butterfly

    Oct 9th, 2018
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at our upcoming opera Madama Butterfly! WKNO's Darel Snodgras will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will also 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.

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

    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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  • Madama Butterfly Performance

    Oct 26th, 2018
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    Madama Butterfly is Puccini's heartbreaking tale of love caught between two different worlds. While stationed in Japan, American Lieutenant Pinkerton purchases a house - one that comes with a bride, the young geisha Cio-Cio-San, also called Madame Butterfly. For Pinkerton, it is a marriage of convenience, but Butterfly is deeply devoted, even years after Pinkerton's time in Japan comes to an end.
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  • Madama Butterfly Performance

    Oct 27th, 2018
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    Madama Butterfly is Puccini's heartbreaking tale of love caught between two different worlds. While stationed in Japan, American Lieutenant Pinkerton purchases a house - one that comes with a bride, the young geisha Cio-Cio-San, also called Madame Butterfly. For Pinkerton, it is a marriage of convenience, but Butterfly is deeply devoted, even years after Pinkerton's time in Japan comes to an end.
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  • Dixon Holiday Event

    Dec 15th, 2018
    7:00pm - 10:00pm
    Dixon Gallery and Gardens
    Join Opera Memphis for an interactive evening of carols, dancing, festive drinks and more!  Enjoy a cup of wassail, play Victorian parlor games, or relax and listen to the beautiful singing of the Opera Memphis Carolers.
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  • WKNO Preview: H.M.S. Pinafore

    Jan 22nd, 2019
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Clark Opera Memphis Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at our upcoming opera H.M.S. Pinafore! WKNO's Darel Snodgras will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will also 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.

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

    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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  • H.M.S. Pinafore Performance

    Feb 8th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    A rollicking farce with endearing characters, memorable tunes, and a hilariously "topsy-turvy" ending, H.M.S. Pinafore is a classic, time-tested delight. The gentlemanly Captain Corcoran of the good ship Pinafore has a daughter, Josephine, who is in love with a lowly sailor named Ralph Rackstraw. The Captain forbids the marriage, wanting to match Josephine instead with the well-bred Sir Joseph, First Lord of the Admiralty. In the meantime, the Captain finds himself in nearly the same position as his daughter; his former nanny, Little Buttercup, loves him deeply, but he must hide his feelings due to his higher social rank. Of course, all that could change if Little Buttercup reveals the shocking secret she has kept for decades...
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  • H.M.S. Pinafore Performance

    Feb 9th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    A rollicking farce with endearing characters, memorable tunes, and a hilariously "topsy-turvy" ending, H.M.S. Pinafore is a classic, time-tested delight. The gentlemanly Captain Corcoran of the good ship Pinafore has a daughter, Josephine, who is in love with a lowly sailor named Ralph Rackstraw. The Captain forbids the marriage, wanting to match Josephine instead with the well-bred Sir Joseph, First Lord of the Admiralty. In the meantime, the Captain finds himself in nearly the same position as his daughter; his former nanny, Little Buttercup, loves him deeply, but he must hide his feelings due to his higher social rank. Of course, all that could change if Little Buttercup reveals the shocking secret she has kept for decades...
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  • H.M.S. Pinafore Performance

    Feb 10th, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center
    A rollicking farce with endearing characters, memorable tunes, and a hilariously "topsy-turvy" ending, H.M.S. Pinafore is a classic, time-tested delight. The gentlemanly Captain Corcoran of the good ship Pinafore has a daughter, Josephine, who is in love with a lowly sailor named Ralph Rackstraw. The Captain forbids the marriage, wanting to match Josephine instead with the well-bred Sir Joseph, First Lord of the Admiralty. In the meantime, the Captain finds himself in nearly the same position as his daughter; his former nanny, Little Buttercup, loves him deeply, but he must hide his feelings due to his higher social rank. Of course, all that could change if Little Buttercup reveals the shocking secret she has kept for decades...
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  • WKNO Preview: The Midtown Opera Festival featuring The Falling and the Rising

    Mar 26th, 2019
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Germantown Performing Arts Center

    Join us for this FREE event and a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Midtown Opera Festival, featuring performances of The Falling and the Rising! WKNO's Darel Snodgras will lead a discussion with General Director Ned Canty. Music Director Michael Sakir and the cast will also 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.

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

    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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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 5th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 6th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Falling and the Rising

    Apr 6th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Playhouse on the Square
    The Falling and the Rising​ is a new American opera conceived by Sgt. Ben Hilgert of the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus, inspired by Opera Memphis' Ghosts of Crosstown project in 2014.  That project sparked his vision of an opera that would capture the indomitable spirit of our U.S. military veterans and shed light on the inspirational power of their often overlooked stories - stories of family, service, and sacrifice in a period of great uncertainty. Words by Jerre Dye.  Music by Zachary Redler.
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 7th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 8th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 9th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 10th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 11th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 12th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Falling and the Rising

    Apr 12th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Playhouse on the Square
    The Falling and the Rising​ is a new American opera conceived by Sgt. Ben Hilgert of the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus, inspired by Opera Memphis' Ghosts of Crosstown project in 2014.  That project sparked his vision of an opera that would capture the indomitable spirit of our U.S. military veterans and shed light on the inspirational power of their often overlooked stories - stories of family, service, and sacrifice in a period of great uncertainty. Words by Jerre Dye.  Music by Zachary Redler.
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 13th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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  • The Falling and the Rising

    Apr 13th, 2019
    7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Playhouse on the Square
    The Falling and the Rising​ is a new American opera conceived by Sgt. Ben Hilgert of the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus, inspired by Opera Memphis' Ghosts of Crosstown project in 2014.  That project sparked his vision of an opera that would capture the indomitable spirit of our U.S. military veterans and shed light on the inspirational power of their often overlooked stories - stories of family, service, and sacrifice in a period of great uncertainty. Words by Jerre Dye.  Music by Zachary Redler.
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  • The Midtown Opera Festival

    Apr 14th, 2019
    All-day Event
    Playhouse on the Square
    Opera Memphis’ annual MIDTOWN OPERA FESTIVAL takes place over ten days at Playhouse on the Square. The 2019 Festival will feature the regional premiere of The Falling and The Rising, a new American opera co-commissioned with the U.S. Department of Defense. The opera celebrates the stories of service men and women, and our Festival will do so as well. Add a concert by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, aerial performers, panel discussions, cabaret and cocktails, and we have the makings of an incredible seventh year in the heart of Memphis! 
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