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09 SEP 2016

OPERA OUTDOORS

Friday, September 9, 2016
6:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment by Omaha Conservatory of Music
7:30 p.m. Opera Omaha concert

Outdoors

Opera Omaha kicks off the 2016-2017 season with its fourth annual Opera Outdoors, a fun, family-friendly and free opera concert for the community in Midtown Crossing’s Turner Park on Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. Join us for a beautiful night under the stars featuring Omaha Conservatory of Music, the Opera Omaha Chorus, and Soprano Leah Partridege (Mimi, La bohème) and Tenor Jonathan Boyd (Ferrando, Così fan tutte). The music performed that evening will be some of opera's greatest hits.

Midtown Crossing at Turner Park
220 S. 31st Ave.
Omaha, NE 68131

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04 NOV 2016

LA BOHEME

Friday, November 4, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Boheme

Fall in love with La bohème. One of the best known and beloved operas of all time, La bohème is the cherished story of love and loss. Beginning as a tale of youth, romance and optimism, a group of passionate Bohemians in Paris live as artists and musicians, celebrating life’s victories and weathering its hardships. As time passes, love turns to loss and hopefulness to heartache. Puccini’s timeless story of love, friendship and unwavering dreams has been cherished for more than a century.

Maestro Leonardo Vordoni returns to Opera Omaha (Cinderella, 2014) to conduct this classic production. Omaha favorite Leah Partridge (Micaëla, Carmen, 2013, Opera Outdoors 2015, OPA Celebrate 10) will portray Mimi for the first time in these Opera Omaha performances not to be missed.

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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06 NOV 2016

LA BOHEME

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 2 p.m.

Boheme

Fall in love with La bohème. One of the best known and beloved operas of all time, La bohème is the cherished story of love and loss. Beginning as a tale of youth, romance and optimism, a group of passionate Bohemians in Paris live as artists and musicians, celebrating life’s victories and weathering its hardships. As time passes, love turns to loss and hopefulness to heartache. Puccini’s timeless story of love, friendship and unwavering dreams has been cherished for more than a century.

Maestro Leonardo Vordoni returns to Opera Omaha (Cinderella, 2014) to conduct this classic production. Omaha favorite Leah Partridge (Micaëla, Carmen, 2013, Opera Outdoors 2015, OPA Celebrate 10) will portray Mimi for the first time in these Opera Omaha performances not to be missed.

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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10 FEB 2017

COSI FAN TUTTE

Friday, February 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Cosi

Things aren’t always as they seem. In a quest to disprove that all women are fickle, two scheming men test the devotion of their fiancées. As faithfulness is wagered, the deck is stacked with deception. Love is tested and lives are tangled when the women are unknowingly tempted by the other’s lover in Mozart’s masterpiece. Will the contest prove to be more than fun and games?

Filled with stunning music and unbound wit, this contemporary production inspired by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus is directed by Andrew Eggert (Bluebeard’s Castle, 2013) and conducted by Steven White (Rigoletto, 2014, The Barber of Seville, 2015). 

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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12 FEB 2017

COSI FAN TUTTE

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2 p.m.

Cosi

Things aren’t always as they seem. In a quest to disprove that all women are fickle, two scheming men test the devotion of their fiancées. As faithfulness is wagered, the deck is stacked with deception. Love is tested and lives are tangled when the women are unknowingly tempted by the other’s lover in Mozart’s masterpiece. Will the contest prove to be more than fun and games?

Filled with stunning music and unbound wit, this contemporary production inspired by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus is directed by Andrew Eggert (Bluebeard’s Castle, 2013) and conducted by Steven White (Rigoletto, 2014, The Barber of Seville, 2015). 

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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21 APR 2017

FLIGHT

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Flight

What happens when secret desires are unleashed? English composer Jonathan Dove’s opera tells the story of a group of disparate travelers who meet at an airport with shared departure plans but hidden personal desires. Their flights are canceled suddenly with the arrival of a violent electrical storm. Trapped in the airport overnight as the storm rages, facades are dropped and anxiety levels rise. The lives of these one-time strangers turbulently collide as they shed inhibitions to confront personal desires, hopes, fear and each other...all with unexpected consequences.

Director James Darrah (Agrippina, 2014, A Flowering Tree, 2015, and Semele, 2016) and conductor Christopher Rountree (A Flowering Tree) return to bring a new production of this revolutionary opera to the stage. Dove’s thrilling score and dramatist April de Angelis’ deliciously funny, poetic libretto make this contemporary opera a truly groundbreaking work of theatre.

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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23 APR 2017

FLIGHT

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2 p.m.

Flight

What happens when secret desires are unleashed? English composer Jonathan Dove’s opera tells the story of a group of disparate travelers who meet at an airport with shared departure plans but hidden personal desires. Their flights are canceled suddenly with the arrival of a violent electrical storm. Trapped in the airport overnight as the storm rages, facades are dropped and anxiety levels rise. The lives of these one-time strangers turbulently collide as they shed inhibitions to confront personal desires, hopes, fear and each other...all with unexpected consequences.

Director James Darrah (Agrippina, 2014, A Flowering Tree, 2015, and Semele, 2016) and conductor Christopher Rountree (A Flowering Tree) return to bring a new production of this revolutionary opera to the stage. Dove’s thrilling score and dramatist April de Angelis’ deliciously funny, poetic libretto make this contemporary opera a truly groundbreaking work of theatre.

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102

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2016-2017 Season

2016-2017 Season

 

 

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La Boheme

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Cosi fan tutte

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Flight

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Opera Outdoors

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