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OPERA IN THE PARK – Presented with the North Carolina Museum of Art

Join us at the North Carolina Museum of Art for a spectacular evening under the stars with the greatest hits from opera’s most beloved masterpieces. From the soaring arias of Verdi and Puccini and the enchanting melodies of Mozart and Bizet—the stunning vocals, captivating storytelling, and breathtaking backdrop of nature will have you cheering “Bravo!”

🗓️ September 12, 2024
⏰ 7:30PM
📍 Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park
North Carolina Museum of Art

Tickets on sale May 3 through NCMA.


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Earlier This Season

Opera About Town – Season Kick Off
🗓️ September 7, 2023
📍 Piedmont Hall Community Center
Carolina Arbors, Durham, NC

Rossini’s THE BARBER OF SEVILLE by Margie Satinsky
🗓️ September 12, 2023
⏰ 1:30 -3:00PM
💻 via Zoom (recording available after)

Opera About Town – Free and open to the public
🗓️ October 5, 2023 | 5:30PM
📍 Estey Hall Lawn at Shaw University
with Shaw University School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities | Homecoming Week
     🔹 Jemeesa Yarborough, soprano
     🔹 Corey Leak, tenor 
     🔹 Adam Dengler, baritone
     🔹 Elizabeth Loparits, piano
Everyone is invited to bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us in front of Estey Hall for a *free* mini-concert featuring classic opera arias.

Pre-Opera Talk by Eric Mitchko, NCO General Director / LA TRAVIATA
🗓️ October 27, 2023 | 6:30PM
📍Carolina Room at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Triangle African American Theater Preview ’24
🗓️ January 14, 2024 | 7:00PM
📍Cantey V. Sutton Theatre at Raleigh Little Theatre
Presented by Triangle Friends of African American Arts

Pre-Show Talk by Dr. Stephen Armstrong / THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
🗓️ February 2, 2024 | 6:30PM
📍Lobby of Meymandi Concert Hall
Free for Friday night ticketholders
*HBCU Night at the Opera

North Carolina Opera Chorus with Andrea Bocelli
2024 Valentine’s Tour
🗓️ February 14, 2024 | 8:00PM
📍PNC Arena
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