Music + Words: OPERA WORKS!

Join us for a virtual summer camp this July that shows just how fun opera can be. Students will transform classic operas using their own stories and voices with Enrichment Instructors specialized in opera and creative writing. If you are interested in signing up your young person, please reach out to theopera@neworleansopera.org. Enjoy this fun… Continue reading Music + Words: OPERA WORKS!

Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition

A collaborative effort with Loyola University of New Orleans – College of Music and Fine Arts and Preparatory Program, Newcomb Department of Music, Tulane University, and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Any Louisiana high school Sophomore, Junior, or Senior vocalist in the academic year of 2021-2022 may apply. Guidelines and Application: Click here… Continue reading Donald W. Wood Sr. Vocal Competition

ALLONS!

Our new series that began last Fall, “ALLONS!” is returning! For the opera company, it’s a fun title with a double meaning: the English translation of the French title is “Let’s Go!” and it’s also an acronym for Adventurous Lectures for Lovers of Opera Now Streaming.  General Director Clare Burovac hosts this series of four… Continue reading ALLONS!

Classroom Projects – Intermediate

Create an Opera Scene from Home! We are replacing our in-class engagements with an engaging program, where the students learn about singing, opera history, and then, they create their own opera scenes at home. We will provide a step by step manual – written at a 6th grade level for accessibility – as well as… Continue reading Classroom Projects – Intermediate

Scenic Songs: Off the Stage

An online concert to enjoy with your classroom. This is a virtual concert created to bring the joy and fun of opera and musical theater from the homes of local artists directly to the students. Most people today are likely familiar with musicals thanks to Disney and Broadway, but we’re willing to bet that the majority… Continue reading Scenic Songs: Off the Stage

Opéra Nouvelle: Mozart and The Garden

SOLD OUT! New Orleans Opera and New Orleans Museum of Art are thrilled to continue our three-year collaborative partnership with the Opéra Nouvelle series. This year’s theme is “Mozart and the Garden.” The first half of this one-hour event is a fantastical journey through Mozart’s greatest hits – Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così… Continue reading Opéra Nouvelle: Mozart and The Garden

And the Winners are…

2020-2021 FIRST PLACE FEMALE: Lauren Albano, Senior, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle FIRST PLACE MALE: Markus Monistere, Sophomore, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Phyllis Treigle SECOND PLACE FEMALE: Catherine Mercatante, Senior, Cabrini High School, New Orleans, Louisiana, Instructor: Elizabeth Argus SECOND PLACE MALE:… Continue reading And the Winners are…

The 2020 Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition is going VIRTUAL

Dr. William Mouat (far left) and Debby Hirsch Wood (far right) with the 2019 Wood Competition Winners.

AND APPLICATION FEES ARE BEING WAIVED! All submissions will be judged with winners announced on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Opera Association in collaboration with Loyola University New Orleans, Tulane University and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. How to participate in the Virtual 2020 Wood Competition:… Continue reading The 2020 Donald W. Wood, Sr. Vocal Competition is going VIRTUAL