Author: Janet Wilson

  • NEW ORLEANS OPERA MOURNS THE PASSING OF BOARD MEMBER EDGAR L. “DOOKY” CHASE III 

    NEW ORLEANS OPERA MOURNS THE PASSING OF BOARD MEMBER EDGAR L. “DOOKY” CHASE III  NEW ORLEANS (February 22, 2024) – The New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) is deeply saddened with the news that board member Edgar L. “Dooky” Chase III has passed away. Mr. Chase had served as an active member of NOOA’s Board of…

  • Lila Palmer Appointed General and Artistic Director of New Orleans Opera

    Lila Palmer Appointed General and Artistic Director of New Orleans Opera

    Photo by Daniel Welch Lila Palmer Appointed General and Artistic Director of New Orleans Opera NEW ORLEANS, LA (January 17, 2024) – Following a comprehensive search, the board of New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) has announced British-American producer and librettist Lila Palmer as its new General and Artistic Director. Her term begins on May 15,…

  • Remember Robert Lyall with a story.

    Remember Robert Lyall with a story.

    Photo: Robert Lyall, credit: Lani Griffiths and Renaissance Publishing

  • Remembering Maestro Robert Lyall

    The New Orleans Opera board of directors and staff are saddened to share the passing of General and Artistic Director Emeritus Robert Lyall, on January 5, 2024. With courage, grace and a sense of humor, Maestro Lyall had bravely battled cancer since April 2023, as well as resulting complications in recent weeks. Robert was a…

  • 2023 Winners

    Elijah StrainFirst PlaceNew Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, SeniorTeacher: Sarah Jane McMahon Christopher-Lawson PalmerSecond PlaceNew Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, JuniorTeacher: Mark-Anthony Thomas Malia SuggsThird PlaceNew Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, SophomoreTeacher: Phyllis Treigle Sienna SlossHonorable MentionNew Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, JuniorTeacher: Phyllis Treigle Andrew AcevesWood Operatic Advancement Grant RecipientLouisiana…

  • Holiday Tours!

    Holiday Tours!

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  • A Murder Mystery Evening

    A Murder Mystery Evening

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  • Opera Passport by OPERA America

    Opera Passport by OPERA America

    Whenever you travel in the U.S. or Canada, take advantage of ticket discounts of at least 10% off at participating opera companies. For a complete listing of participating companies and to learn more about the program click here: operaamerica.org/OperaPassport. Opera Passport by OPERA America extends the benefits of your opera subscription to dozens of opera…

  • The Opera Ball is Back!

    The Opera Ball is Back!

    The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association is thrilled to announce the return of the annual fundraising gala featuring “A Streetcar Named Desire” as the theme and the stylish Higgins Hotel as the backdrop. Just like a ride on our historic streetcars the Opera Ball this year will be a journey to celebrate…

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