Share a little magic with us this summer!

Star-crossed lovers, the queen of mean, a mysterious magus and two quirky feathered friends are just a few of the characters you’ll meet in Mozart’s hugely popular opera The Magic Flute, coming to a stage near you this summer! Opera Wilmington is very excited to present this enduring work to coastal Carolina audiences July 17, 19, 24 and 26 in UNCW’s Mainstage Theatre. 

The opera, which Mozart wrote as a “singspiel” (German light opera with spoken dialogue) will be sung in English. Our cast includes OW favorites John Dooley and Shannon Kessler Dooley. Check back here very soon for complete cast information and ticket purchasing information.

 

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

Click here to find the answer!

 

 

High Notes Blog

Bewitched by Kiri

I came to opera late. While staying with friends in Chapel Hill, I came downstairs for breakfast one Sunday morning to be met by beautiful singing coming from our host’s CD player. “Who is that?” I asked. “Oh,” my friend said, “that’s Kiri Te Kanawa.” At the time, my...

Missing Hvorostovsky

Upcoming Productions When Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky passed away in the early morning of November 22, 2017, his life cut tragically short at age 55 by brain cancer, the opera world lost one of its most distinctive voices and dramatic talents. Like many of...

Getting comfortable with opera

Upcoming Productions I have been an opera lover since my teens and I knew that set me apart somehow as the very word “opera” seems to turn many people defensive. It scares them. This is still true, as a recent survey showed that a significant number of responders were...

Past Productions

 

Venture backstage and check out some of our shows you might have missed!