Upcoming events

Opera Wilmington has a delightful season waiting for you. With The Magic Flute selected as next summer’s fully staged opera, we’ve added a touch of mystery to our other season offerings:

October 6

Want to be among the first to meet our Magic Flute cast and learn details of our upcoming season? Reserve your place at the table now for our “Night in Italy II” musical feast and fundraiser planned for Sunday afternoon, October 6.

The event takes place starting at 1:30 p.m. at Osteria Cicchetti in The Forum. Your $74.90 ticket (inclusive of tax and gratuity) entitles you to a splendid Italian-themed buffet, dessert, a glass of wine and a serenade from your favorite Opera Wilmington artists. Have fun with fellow opera lovers while you support Opera Wilmington’s most ambitious season to date! We’ll have prizes, themed auction items and a few sing alongs.

Click here to purchase your tickets!

If you have questions, please email us at info@operawilmington.org or call us at 910 821-3315.

January 12

The magic wiles of a wicked witch are no match for a young brother and sister, who are determined to escape her candy trap! Opera Wilmington presents our second winter family opera, Englebert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, at Church of the Servant.

February 21-22

Let us create some musical magic for you at our annual Exploring Opera symposium and concert featuring  mezzo soprano Taylor Raven (from the Los Angeles Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program).

April 5

Stay tuned for details of our concert performance of a very popular light opera!

And we also have a special themed event up our collective sleeve, to be hosted in the spring of 2020. Stay tuned, as we say!

Want to be among the first to know about what fun we have in store? Join our mailing list! Send your name and email address to info@operawilmington.org.

Here's this week's Opera IQ question:

On what work was La Bohème based?
  1. La Vie en Rose
  2. Rent
  3. Scènes de la vie de bohème

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