Puccini’s Madame Butterfly

The fun starts before the opera begins … Meet us by the fountain in the Norman Treigle Plaza in front of the Mahalia Jackson Theater. The bar opens and the music begins at 6:15 PM on Friday and at 1:15 PM on Sunday. … and continues after the final bow Following the performance, join fellow… Continue reading Puccini’s Madame Butterfly

Akhnaten at New Orleans Museum of Art

Admission is free, but registration is required. This event is currently at capacity. Please add your name to the waitlist by clicking here. FREE with reservation! Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.Doors to the Lapis Center will open at 12:30 PM with the screening beginning promptly at 1:00 PM. Screening length: 3 1/2… Continue reading Akhnaten at New Orleans Museum of Art


Join us from 4:00 – 6:30 PM on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, for a FREE Yard Party! YARD PARTY HIGHLIGHTS Nicole Heinen The OPERACADE is back! Featuring soprano, Nicole Heinen. Free Refreshments Enjoy a lovely evening filled with music, drinks, and snacks. Opera Swag Load up on the latest, greatest, New Orleans Opera swag!

Wood Operatic Grant Winner for Spring 2022

Debby Hirsch Wood and New Orleans Opera announce the recipient of the Spring 2022 Wood Operatic Advancement Grant. Congratulations to Julia Ernst! Mezzo-soprano Julia Anne Ernst is a sophomore studying Vocal Performance under Irini Kyriakidou at the Loyola University of New Orleans. The Wood Operatic Advancement Grant will pay for her to travel for some… Continue reading Wood Operatic Grant Winner for Spring 2022

Community Conversation: Health Equity and the Arts

FREE!2:00 PMNew Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. PLUS! Ascent Blends will be popping in – “Your Healthier Option” La bohème centers on the lives of artists living a bohemian lifestyle in Paris during the 19th century. With the prominent themes of love, loss, poverty, and illness in the artistic community, there are… Continue reading Community Conversation: Health Equity and the Arts

An Homage to Josephine Baker

The Ranney and Emel Songu Mize Chamber Opera Series On April 8, 1975, Josephine Baker took the stage for the last time before a packed audience of fans and celebrities in Paris, performing a revue that extolled her own five-decade career in spectacular fashion. Just four days later she would pass away. Cipullo’s single-scene, one-act… Continue reading An Homage to Josephine Baker

Wagner’s Die Walküre, Act One

Arrive one hour early for the pre-show lecture, Nuts and Bolts featuring Dr. Tara A. Melvin and Maestro Carlos Miguel Prieto! New Orleans Opera and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra are partnering for this homecoming production featuring local filmmaker, Samantha Aldana. We are so excited we are throwing a pre-performance party for EVERYONE. Join us an… Continue reading Wagner’s Die Walküre, Act One