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 baritone Alex DeSocio, winner of the 2016 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!
Jake Heggie’s deeply moving opera explores the emotional shrapnel, secrets and hard truths that take place over three decades in the life of a Broadway diva, Madeline, who has long ignored her children as she pursues her career. Maddie’s daughter Bea is struggling with a failing marriage, and her son Charlie is slowly losing his partner to AIDS. The beautiful score highlights the tangled emotions of this family as they come to grips with the secrets which have shaped their relationships.
Donizetti’s comedy The Elixir of Love returns to Opera Birmingham’s stage for the first time in over a decade, featuring a cast of Alabama-based artists. This romantic comedy centers around Nemorino, a young man in love with the beautiful Adina, who plans to woo her with the help of a magic “love potion.”
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; Finals Concert & Awards Dinner ticket available for priority purchase to subscribers)
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