Gala Concert

February 11 and 13, 2022

At the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts

Friday, February 11, 2022

Nuts and Bolts Lecture: 6:30 PM
Performance: 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Nuts and Bolts Lecture: 1:30 PM
Performance: 2:30 PM

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 on Sunday, February 13, 2022.

Once the New Orleans Opera Box Office closes, tickets can be purchased from TicketMaster in the lobby of the Mahalia Jackson Theater located at 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans, LA 70116.

Mahalia Jackson Theater Box Office Hours:

  • Friday, February 11, 4:30 – 7:45 PM
  • Sunday, February 13, 12:00 – 2:45 PM

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 you’re sure to be humming along!

Music and Libretto by various Masters

Conducted by ROBERT LYALL
The Jerry W. Zachary and Henry Bernstein Maestro Chair

Soloists
LAUREN MICHELLE, soprano
EMILY TREIGLE, mezzo-soprano
CHAUNCEY PACKER, tenor
JOHN MOORE, baritone

Featuring
IMANI SARAI FRANCIS, soprano
IRINI KYRIAKIDOU, soprano
REIGN ZURRI, soprano

THE LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Sung in various languages with English supertitles

Running Time 90 MINUTES (no intermission)

Biographies

Gala Concert

LAUREN MICHELLE

Soprano

EMILY TREIGLE

Mezzo-soprano

CHAUNCEY PACKER

Tenor

JOHN MOORE

Baritone

ROBERT LYALL

Conductor

City of New Orleans COVID-19 safety requirements will be followed.

Some examples to get you in a Chorus frame of mind:

We will announce the program soon!