Onstage at the Opera Center
Tickets: $25 each | $10 for Members
All events are at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
All attendees are invited to wine receptions following each Conversation
, Creators in Concert
and Emerging Artist Recital
. OPERA America members receive tickets for $10 to all 2015–2016 Onstage
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Onstage at the Opera Center — 2015-16 Season
Go behind the scenes as the artists you LOVE join OPERA America President/CEO Marc A. Scorca in intimate conversations, sharing stories from their careers and discussing the field of opera.
|Tuesday, November 10, 2015||Stephen Lord, Conductor||WATCH NOW|
|Monday, December 7, 2015||Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano||WATCH NOW|
|Thursday, March 3, 2016||Sondra Radvanovsky, Soprano||WATCH NOW|
|Thursday, April 7, 2016||Isabel Leonard, Mezzo-soprano||WATCH NOW|
Creators in Concert
LISTEN to live performances of excerpts from new American operas by today’s leading composers, and join in lively discussions with the featured artists.
|Tuesday, October 13, 2015||Jennifer Higdon, Composer||WATCH NOW|
|Tuesday, March 15, 2016||Jake Heggie, Composer||WATCH NOW|
Emerging Artist Recital Series
DISCOVER the future of opera in recital. Companies from around the United States present the most promising singers from their professional training programs and winners of prestigious competitions.
|Sunday, September 13, 2015|
|Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition Winner|
Antonina Chehovska, Soprano
|Thursday, December 3, 2015||Opera Philadelphia Emerging Artists|
Rachel Sterrenberg, Soprano, and Jarrett Ott, Baritone
|Thursday, February 25, 2016||The Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists|
|Thursday, May 5, 2016||Jensen Foundation Competition Winner|
John Brancy, Baritone
MASTERS AT WORK: CRAFTING AN OPERA WITH CARLISLE FLOYD
Join us for a special series with Carlisle Floyd in which we will explore the genesis of his opera-in-progress, Prince of Players. All sessions occur at 1:00 p.m.
|Friday, September 25, 2015||Topic: Libretto and P/V||WATCH NOW|
|Friday, November 13, 2015||Topic: P/V Workshops||WATCH NOW|
|Friday, January 15, 2016||Topic: Orchestrating||WATCH NOW|
|Friday, March 18, 2016||Topic: Design and Creative Team||WATCH NOW|
|Friday, April 15, 2016||Topic: Rehearsal/Performance||WATCH NOW|
New Opera Showcase
Featuring A Thousand Splendid Suns, the Opera by Sheila Silver and Stephen Kitsakos, Beowulf by Hannah Lash, Dream of the Red Chamber by Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang, and The Invention of Morel by Stewart Copeland and Jonathan Moore — all performed by NOVUS NY orchestra under the direction of Julian Wachner, with guest conductors Sara Jobin and Daniela Candillari.
The New Opera Showcase will be held at 8:00 p.m. at Trinity Church, 75 Broadway (at Wall Street).
|Monday, January 18, 2016||New Opera Showcase||WATCH NOW|
Watch Onstage Events
Watch free live streams of Onstage
events at operaamerica.org/Live
. View recordings of previous events at youtube.com/OPERAAmerica
events take place at OPERA America’s National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue
Onstage at the Opera Center
New York, NY 10001
is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional support for Creators in Concert
and Masters at Work
is provided by the Amphion Foundation.