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 magic to our other season offerings:

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 a concert performance of favorites from the Great American Songbook!

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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Past Productions

 

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