OperaCréole celebrates 10 Years!

We regret to announce that this concert is postponed due to COVID. OperaCréole, New Orleans Opera, and The Amistad Research Center are committed to rescheduling the performance! Please fill out the form below so that we can send you the updated information as it is confirmed. Thank you for understanding! A message for ticket holders:… Continue reading OperaCréole celebrates 10 Years!

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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

These performances bring the New Orleans Opera Chorus front and center, showcasing the important role choruses play in grand opera from the 18th and 19th centuries.  Selections will include highlights from Carmen, Il trovatore, Aida, and more, including appearances by guest soloists.  This 90-minute performance will be conducted by General Director Emeritus Robert Lyall, and… Continue reading Gala Concert

Student Night Out

Join us for Student Night Out! Sponsored by the Louise Baehr Martin Memorial Fund

A Year Like No Other

2021 was certainly a difficult time in New Orleans…the continuation of COVID restrictions, the cancellation of Mardi Gras festivities, and Hurricane Ida were only a few of the obstacles that life threw at us.  But we still have plenty to celebrate. Here are our 21 favorite events of the past year: In Chronological Order… 1… Continue reading A Year Like No Other

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An Homage to Josephine Baker

The Ranney and Emel Songu Mize Chamber Opera Series On April 8, 1975, Josephine Baker took the stage for the last time before a packed audience of fans and celebrities in Paris, performing a revue that extolled her own five-decade career in spectacular fashion. Just four days later she would pass away. Cipullo’s single-scene, one-act… Continue reading An Homage to Josephine Baker

The Storybook Project

Welcome to the New Orleans Opera’s Storybook Project: a new, online adventure you can join at school or at home! Created by Director of Community Partnerships and Education, Dr. Tara A. Melvin, and directed by Dylan Trần, New Orleans Opera’s Storybook Project is a free program geared toward our youngest audiences. Listen to local storytellers… Continue reading The Storybook Project

Virtual Opera Orientation

New Orleans Opera is going virtual with the Opera Orientation for An Homage to Josephine Baker. Join Clare Burovac, New Orleans Opera’s General and Artistic Director, Dave Hurlbert, Marigny Opera House’s Executive Director, and special guests as they discuss Josephine the opera, the ballet, and the inspiration for both. FREE!Sunday, January 2, 20224:00 PMON ZOOM… Continue reading Virtual Opera Orientation


Title: CostumerReports to: Director of ProductionClassification: Seasonal, hourly, weekly, exemptCompensation: $30 per hour to $900 per week The mission of the New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) is to enrich the lives of all people by producing opera of the highest artistic quality and provide educational opportunities through traditional and innovative approaches. New Orleans Opera Association… Continue reading Costumer