Opera Wilmington Upcoming Events
Songs from the Silver Screen, May 6
Opera Wilmington goes to the movies, in our special presentation at the Cameron Art Museum, featuring “Songs from the Silver Screen.” Join members of our upcoming summer production of Die Fledermaus, Shannon Kessler Dooley, John Dooley and Cera Finney, along with Opera Wilmington favorites Michael Rallis, Carl Samet and Nancy King, on a musical journey through some of the most beloved operatic, operetta and musical theatre songs from movies past and present.
Memorable selections include music from Amadeus, Philadelphia (Andrea Chénier), Age of Innocence (Faust), Life is Beautiful (Tales of Hoffman), Pretty Woman (La Traviata), Moonstruck (Bohème), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martha), Witches of Eastwick (Turandot), Topsy-turvy (Gilbert & Sullivan), along with favorites from great musicals by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Cole Porter and George Gershwin.
This special concert takes place Sunday afternoon May 6 at 2 p.m. The CAM Café will be open beforehand for music lovers who would like to have lunch. There will be a cash bar before and during the concert.
Tickets are $20 for CAM members and $25 for non-members, plus tax and fees. To purchase tickets, contact the Cameron Art Museum at 910 395-5999.
Opera Wilmington’s fifth fully staged opera production, scheduled for July 20, 22, 27 and 29, 2018, is Johann Strauss Jr.’s bubbly operetta Die Fledermaus. The work boasts a popular score, a plot full of twists and turns, and the summer’s biggest party scene! Tickets will go on sale this spring. Stay tuned for details about this production, which will be staged at UNCW’s Mainstage Theater in the Cultural Arts Building.