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!

Masterclass Monday

Alfred Walker – May 10, 2021 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CSTSponsored by New Orleans Opera Nancy Maultsby – March 15, 2021 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CSTSponsored by Loyola University Students Emily Acuña, soprano – seniorJulia Ernst, mezzo-soprano – freshmanSamantha Resser, mezzo-soprano – graduate studentAllison Waguespack, soprano – senior View upcoming Loyola Music Events… Continue reading Masterclass Monday

New Orleans Opera Blog – April 2021

Kathryn Frady, Amy Pfrimmer, Victoria Livengood, and Dennis Jesse

Live opera production generally follows a regular pattern:  after all the guest artists arrive in New Orleans, rehearsals begin with the opportunity to sing through the entire score on the first day, followed by the start of staging rehearsals.  During the staging period, the stage director will instruct all of the soloists, chorus, and extras… Continue reading New Orleans Opera Blog – April 2021

Thank you to our donors for the 2020-21 Opera Season.

To add your name to the roster of supporters, call Director of Development Joanna Sternberg at (504) 267-9526, visit, or send your check to the New Orleans Opera Association: P.O. Box 52108; New Orleans, LA  70152; Attn: Development Office. Many companies will match employee and retiree gifts – ask your employer for a matching… Continue reading Thank you to our donors for the 2020-21 Opera Season.

Introducing The New Orleans Opera Ambassadors!

The Ambassadors pictured above: Top row, I-r: Alan Gandolfi, Janet Wilson, Claudia Copeland; Center row, l-r: Carol Rausch, Dylan Trần, Mark Anthony Thomas; Bottom row, l-r: Tony Domino, Zara Zemmels. Follow and Like us here: Tell us your word on your social media with #OperaNOLA.


Opera on Wheels Coming Soon! A Partnership Between Opera on Tap and New Orleans Opera The OPERACADE, created and designed by Opera on Tap HQ is being built here in New Orleans at the H. Lloyd Hawkins Scenic Studio. The prototype is complete with more coming soon! To read more about the project visit the… Continue reading The OPERACADE