The Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition and Advancement Grant

The Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition The Wood Competition began in 2015 as an entry vehicle for local high schoolers into the professional realm of singing.  Past participants have enjoyed regional, national and international celebrity as young artist professionals. The competition is a collaborative effort between the New Orleans Opera Association, the New Orleans… Continue reading The Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition and Advancement Grant

Community Conversation: Health Equity and the Arts

FREE!2:00 PMNew Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. PLUS! Ascent Blends will be popping in – “Your Healthier Option” La bohème centers on the lives of artists living a bohemian lifestyle in Paris during the 19th century. With the prominent themes of love, loss, poverty, and illness in the artistic community, there are… Continue reading Community Conversation: Health Equity and the Arts

Mad Hatter’s Luncheon

Fashion Show Enjoy Ballin’s LTD offerings on the newest high fashion for Spring 2022. The runway will be filled with ‘must have’ fashion just for you! Auction The Mad Hatter’s auction is always delightful. This year a couple of highlights include: a pair of diamond earrings from Diamond Direct (valued at $900)a stay in a… Continue reading Mad Hatter’s Luncheon

LA BOHÈME

Premiered: February 1, 1896 in Turin, Italy (Teatro Reggio) Composer: Giacomo Puccini (December 22, 1858 – November 29, 1924) Librettist: Luigi Illica (May 9, 1857 – December 16, 1919) and Giuseppe                Giacosa (October 21, 1847 – September 1, 1906), based on Scènes de la vie de bohème (1851) by Henri Murger (March 27, 1822 –… Continue reading LA BOHÈME

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ALLONS!

2021 – 2022 ALLONS on ZOOM Discover fascinating details about Josephine Baker’s life and work with the French Resistance during World War II; learn how William Shakespeare, as a playwright and poet, has been an inspiration for operatic productions from his era through the present day; and hear about the 1851 novel by Henri Murger… Continue reading ALLONS!

Gala Concert

All discount offers end when the New Orleans Opera Box Office Closes. New Orleans Opera Box Office closes at 1:00 PM on Friday, February 11, 2022. Online ticket sales for Friday’s performance will be available until 1:00 PM on Friday, February 11, 2022. Online ticket sales for Sunday’s performance will be available until 9:00 AM… Continue reading Gala Concert

Director’s Note

Lauren E. Turner, Director A performer/director/ producer, and community facilitator, Lauren is driven by her interest in equitable, place-based, culturally relevant theatre especially as it pertains to the global south. She is directing this production of An Homage to Josephine Baker and is also the Artistic Director for No Dream Deferred NOLA. Her work lives… Continue reading Director’s Note