Catch a Rising Star – Sun, Nov 8, 2015
Sounds of the Season – Thurs, Dec 10 & Sat, Dec 12, 2015
La Traviata – Fri, Jan 22 & Sun, Jan 24, 2016
Orpheus & Euridice/Green Sneakers – Fri, Mar 11 & Sun, Mar 13, 2016
38th Annual Vocal Competition, Semi-Finals – Sat, May 14 2016
Be there to kick off the season and help launch the career of one our nation’s most talented rising opera stars! Catch a Rising Star features dazzling soprano Melinda Whittington, winner of the 2015 Opera Birmingham Vocal Competition.
Don’t miss this December concert, jam-packed with all your favorite Christmas carols and beloved holiday classics! It is a true gift of the Season!
Experience the power of love and sacrifice as one of the most beloved operas of all time returns to the Birmingham stage at Samford’s Wright Center in January 2016. Featuring some of Verdi’s most spectacular music and memorable melodies, you’ll be moved by Violetta’s selfless act to save the reputation of the man she adores. This production will feature Jan Cornelius in her first performances of this beloved heroine.
This pair of chamber operas by Ricky Ian Gordon will be presented in an intimate double-bill performance, exploring love, relationship and loss through a theatrical contemporary lens. These two productions are part of a new exploration of chamber operas, and will feature the Opera Birmingham debuts of African-American soprano Telise Trevigne and baritone Matthew Worth.
Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 outstanding young singers from around the nation compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production! (Semi-finals day pass included in season subscription; Gala Finals ticket available for priority purchase to subscribers)
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