Let’s Go!

Our virtual lecture series is back! ALLONS! was born during the pandemic shutdown when streaming became our sole way of connecting. While we embraced the return to in-person events, we dearly missed the global camaraderie. This year, we’re reviving ALLONS! as a way to stay connected with our global community. Mark your calendars now and join us for this free lecture series.

Behind-the-Scenes Orchestration.

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Join us for an illuminating lecture led by seasoned conductors and directors as they delve into the intricate art of synchronizing onstage and offstage forces. Gain valuable insights into the behind-the-scenes orchestration that brings performances to life. Discover the techniques, challenges, and triumphs of uniting musicians, stage crew, and technical elements seamlessly. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to explore the magic behind the curtain with these experts.

Setting Opera Differently.

Tuesday, February 4, 2025 – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Tune in for this thought-provoking discussion as we explore the current state of opera in our modern world. Join us for a lecture delving into the reasons why opera finds itself in a holding pattern, and the profound significance of reimagining its settings. Discover the power of shifting perspectives and settings in opera, unlocking new dimensions of storytelling and relevance. Don’t miss this insightful discussion on the future of opera and the dynamic possibilities that lie ahead.

What does ALLONS! mean?

Beyond its playful French translation of ‘Let’s Go!’, ALLONS! is an accronyn for “Adventurous Lectures for Lovers of Opera Now Streaming!.”

The aim is to offer an engaging exploration into the world of opera. Join us for thought-provoking live and online lectures that delve into opera’s current landscape. Discover new perspectives and deepen your appreciation for this timeless art form.


Support Opera in America's First City of Opera!