Samson and Delilah, In Concert

Samson and Delilah, In Concert

On the Stage

Friday, November 8, 2024

6:30 pm Pre-Opera Party
6:30 pm Nuts and Bolts Lecture
7:30 pm Performance

Sunday, November 10, 2024

1:30 pm Pre-Opera Party
1:30 pm Nuts and Bolts Lecture
2:30 pm Performance

Join us for a post-show talkback immediately following the performances.

Saint-Saëns, Samson and Delilah (in concert)

Camille Saint-Saëns, Composer
Ferdinand Lemaire, Librettist

This epic tale of love, betrayal, and redemption features haunting arias and beautiful choruses that will captivate you. Be mesmerized by your GRAMMY® Award-winning Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and talented soloists as they bring to life this legendary narrative.

With themes of power dynamics and oppression, Samson and Delilah remains profoundly relevant, sparking conversations and provoking thought about ever-present realities. Don’t miss your chance to experience this work of art that transcends time and culture.


Limmie Pulliam, Samson
Raehann Bryce-Davis, Delilah
Alfred Walker, High Priest
Camille Saint-Saëns, composer
Ferdinand Lemaire, librettist
Daniela Candillari, conductor

Musical accompaniment provided by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Samson and Delilah, Student Night Out

Wednesday, November 6, 2024 – 7:00 pm

This open dress rehearsal is free to groups of students and school chaperones. Registered students have the chance to experience the entire New Orleans Opera Season!

In the Community


Our virtual lecture series is back!

Community Converstation

Community Conversations takes a thematic topic from the season’s operas that impact our communities today. Let’s Talk!

Opera on Tap

October 23, 2024 @ The Domino
October 30, 2024 @ Abita Brew Pub

New Orleans Opera’s popular free concert series “Opera on Tap” returns in 2024-2025! 

Meet The Artists.

Raehann Bryce-Davis


Alfred Walker

High Priest

Daniela Candillari


Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

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