About the Marigny Opera Ballet

Founded in 2014, the Marigny Opera Ballet is a professional contemporary ballet company based in the Marigny Opera House of New Orleans. The Company employs New Orleans-based dancers and choreographers, and is funded by the non-profit Marigny Opera House Foundation. Over the years the Ballet has won acclaim for its seasons, productions, and numerous premieres, including… Continue reading About the Marigny Opera Ballet

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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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Josephine

Premiered April 2, 2016 (Washington, DC) Composer Tom Cipullo (b.1956-) Librettist Tom Cipullo (b.1956-) Language Sung in English with English supertitles Running Time Opera Running Time: 35 MINUTES | Ballet Running Time: 25 MINUTES (no intermission) Synopsis Tom Cipullo’s composition is for solo soprano, with a chamber group of just five instruments: flute, clarinet, violin, cello,… Continue reading Josephine

DIE WALKÜRE, Act One

Premiered June 26, 1870 – Munich, Germany (as a standalone opera and a duology). It premiered as part of the full Ring Cycle in August 1876 at the inaugural Bayreuth Festival. Composer Richard Wagner ( May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) Librettist Richard Wagner ( May 22, 1813 – February 13, 1883) Language Sung… Continue reading DIE WALKÜRE, Act One

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