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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…

Fresco Opera Presents: The Poe Requiem

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Fresco Opera Theatre will thrill you and fill you with fantastic terrors Sharing dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before We will peer into the darkness Into the dark soul Of Edgar Allen Poe With a Requiem,…

Fresco Opera Presents: The Poe Requiem

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Fresco Opera Theatre will thrill you and fill you with fantastic terrors Sharing dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before We will peer into the darkness Into the dark soul Of Edgar Allen Poe With a Requiem,…

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…

Fresco’s Garage Opera presents “Snow White”

Type: * Performance * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community COMING THIS SUMMER… TO A NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE NEAR YOU… IT’S MUSIC! NO! IT’S THEATER! NO – IT’S GARAGE OPERA! Our 16/17 season starts with a BANG! by bringing Garage Opera out to the suburbs again!…

Fresco’s Garage Opera presents “Snow White”

Type: * Performance * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community COMING THIS SUMMER… TO A NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE NEAR YOU… IT’S MUSIC! NO! IT’S THEATER! NO – IT’S GARAGE OPERA! Our 16/17 season starts with a BANG! by bringing Garage Opera out to the suburbs again!…

Fresco’s Garage Opera presents “Snow White”

Type: * Performance * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community COMING THIS SUMMER… TO A NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE NEAR YOU… IT’S MUSIC! NO! IT’S THEATER! NO – IT’S GARAGE OPERA! Our 16/17 season starts with a BANG! by bringing Garage Opera out to the suburbs again!…

Fresco’s Garage Opera presents “Snow White”

Type: * Performance * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community COMING THIS SUMMER… TO A NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE NEAR YOU… IT’S MUSIC! NO! IT’S THEATER! NO – IT’S GARAGE OPERA! Our 16/17 season starts with a BANG! by bringing Garage Opera out to the suburbs again!…

Fresco’s Garage Opera presents “Snow White”

Type: * Performance * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community COMING THIS SUMMER… TO A NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE NEAR YOU… IT’S MUSIC! NO! IT’S THEATER! NO – IT’S GARAGE OPERA! Our 16/17 season starts with a BANG! by bringing Garage Opera out to the suburbs again!…

Opera in the Park 2016

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. | Garner Park | Free Admission (rain date: Sunday, July 24, 8 p.m.) ​Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Opera in the Park, Madison Opera’s gift to the community, is a night like…

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…

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…

Madison Opera’s “La Bohème”

Type: Performance This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The greatest love story in opera, La Bohème remains eternally young. Set to a ravishing score, Puccini’s classic opera tells of the lives, loves, and losses of a group of young artists in a Bohemian quarter of Paris….