All headlines

Posts Tagged: Madison Opera

Madison Opera’s “Carmen”

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Madison Opera presents Georges Bizet’s Carmen on Friday, November 3 at 8pm and Sunday, November 5 at 2:30pm in Overture Hall.  With some of the most famous music in opera, Bizet’s passionate opera is a vivid story of…

Madison Opera’s “Carmen”

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Madison Opera presents Georges Bizet’s Carmen on Friday, November 3 at 8pm and Sunday, November 5 at 2:30pm in Overture Hall.  With some of the most famous music in opera, Bizet’s passionate opera is a vivid story of…

Madison Opera presents Bizet’s masterpiece, “Carmen”

Madison Opera presents Georges Bizet’s Carmen on Friday, November 3 at 8pm and Sunday, November 5 at 2:30pm in Overture Hall.  With some of the most famous music in opera, Bizet’s passionate opera is a vivid story of love, jealousy, and betrayal. Set in 19th century Seville, the opera follows…

Opera in the Park

Type: * Music * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join Madison Opera for the 16th year of a Madison summer tradition! In beautiful Garner Park, the stars come out in the sky, the light sticks come out in the audience, and singers from our…

The Magic Flute

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A prince, a princess, a bird-catcher, and a host of other fascinating characters invite you into a fantastical world of charmed musical instruments, mystical rituals, and a quest for enlightenment and wisdom. Written in the last year of…

Opera Up Close: The Magic Flute Preview

Type: * Performance * Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join us for a behind-the-scenes preview of The Magic Flute. General Director Kathryn Smith and members of the cast and creative team will take you into the history of the opera and the rehearsal process…

Madison Opera’s “Romeo & Juliet”

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Verona, 14th century. Romeo meets Juliet in a crowded ballroom, setting in motion a chain of events that will change both their families. Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers comes to the stage of Overture Hall in its…

Madison Opera’s “Romeo & Juliet”

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Verona, 14th century. Romeo meets Juliet in a crowded ballroom, setting in motion a chain of events that will change both their families. Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers comes to the stage of Overture Hall in its…

Opera Up Close

Type: * Performance * Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Come even closer with a behind-the-scenes preview of Romeo & Juliet. General Director Kathryn Smith and members of the cast and creative team will take you into the history of both the play and the…

Opera Novice: Shakespearean Opera

Type: * Performance * Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet is one of the most famous operas based on Shakespeare, but it’s far from the only one. Learn about composers inspired by Shakespeare, with multimedia examples, and hear Studio Artist Anna…

The Tales of Hoffman

Type: *Music *Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community As he sits in a tavern, the poet Hoffmann recounts the stories of his three loves: a doll, a singer, and a courtesan. His adventures take him from Munich to Venice, always accompanied by his most faithful…

The Tales of Hoffman

Type: *Theater *Music This Event: *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community As he sits in a tavern, the poet Hoffmann recounts the stories of his three loves: a doll, a singer, and a courtesan. His adventures take him from Munich to Venice, always accompanied by his most faithful…

Opera Up Close: The Tales of Hoffmann Preview

Type: *Music *Theater *Informational This Event: *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Come even closer with a behind-the-scenes preview of The Tales of Hoffmann. General Director Kathryn Smith and members of the cast and creative team will take you into the history of the opera, as well as…

Madison Opera Announces 2016/17 Season

Madison, Wis. – Madison Opera has announced the company’s 56th season, which will feature a Midwest premiere and two returning classics. It opens in November with Gounod’s Romeo & Juliet, followed in February by the Midwest premiere of Daniel Schnyder’s Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, and in April by Mozart’s The Magic…

Flapper’s Feast: A Roaring 20s Party

Type: * Social * Music * Fundraiser This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Brighten up a winter evening and join Madison Opera to celebrate and support Opera in the Park and our education programs. From the jazz band to the cocktails, silent and live auctions, and…

Madison Opera Presents: Little Women

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo’s Little Women on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts. An adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, the opera is a…

Madison Opera Presents: Little Women

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo’s Little Women on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts. An adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel, the opera…

Opera Up Close

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Come even closer with a behind-the-scenes preview of Little Women with General Director Kathryn Smith, stage director Candace Evans, conductor Kyle Knox, and members of the cast. NEW LOCATION: The Margaret C. Winston Madison Opera…

Opera Novice: Opera and Literature

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community New to opera? Just want more insight? Join Madison Opera for a short, fun, and informative look at how opera has used great (and not-so-great) literature as source material. General Director Kathryn Smith offers a…