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!
The Edgar “Dooky” Jr. & Leah Chase Family Foundation donated 100 tickets to the New Orleans Opera for the Metropolitan Opera’s Live Broadcast of Terrence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Xavier University was the standout, filling all of their seats, asking for more, and filling those too!
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
In 1966 the New Orleans Opera Association received a generous donation of an 1865 Greek Revival home from Nettie Kenney Seebold. (The home now referred to as the Opera Guild Home is located at 2504 Prytania Street.) Fifty years later the Women’s Guild celebrated by commissioning artist and New Orleans native, Thomas Bruno, to create… Continue reading Limited-edition Statue by Thomas Bruno
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
To add your name to the roster of supporters, call Director of Development Joanna Sternberg at (504) 267-9526, visit neworleansopera.org, 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.
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
Join us at the Broadside for Verdi’s La Traviata and a pre-movie concert at featuring New Orleans Opera singers. The concert starts at 7:00 pm followed by the movie at 7:30 pm. The Broadside is the sister business of The Broad Theater and is located at 600 N. Broad St., New Orleans, LA 70119. It’s… Continue reading La Traviata at The Broadside