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02 MAY 2017

William Blake Writing Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 
Opera Omaha, 1850 Farnam St. Omaha, NE 68102
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

FREE WORKSHOP- Opera Omaha and the Nebraska Writers Collective host a poetry writing workshop for students in grades 7-12 centered around the work of English poet William Blake.

Eventbrite - William Blake Writing Workshop

Nebraska Writers Collective's Matt Mason will dive into the life and works of Blake while coaching students on their own poetic compositions. Features a segment by visual artist Paula Wallace, in which students will learn how to create images around their words in a manner assimilated to Blake. After the workshop, students will have the opportunity to stay and observe the remainder of the rehearsal for Stranger from Paradise, a new opera drawn from the lives and work of William and Catherine Blake, until 9:45 p.m. in Opera Omaha’s Rehearsal Studio. 

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13 MAY 2017

THE MET: LIVE IN HD @ Film Streams

DER ROSENKAVALIER (Richard Strauss)
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Der Rosenkavalier
Photo by Kristian Schuller/Metropolitan Opera

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.

10:30 a.m. Prelude Talk

11:30 a.m. Live broadcast

Estimated Run Time: 4 hrs. 50 min.

Synopsis & Cast Sheet


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$24 General
$20 Film Streams Members, Opera Omaha Subscribers, 
        Met Members
$10 Students (with valid school ID)

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17 MAY 2017

THE MET: LIVE IN HD @ Film Streams

Encore: DER ROSENKAVALIER (Richard Strauss)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Der Rosenkavalier
Photo by Kristian Schuller/Metropolitan Opera

The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.

6:00 p.m. Encore Screening

Estimated Run Time: 4 hrs. 50 min.

Synopsis & Cast Sheet


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$24 General
$20 Film Streams Members, Opera Omaha Subscribers, 
        Met Members
$10 Students (with valid school ID)

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17 MAY 2017

Annual Spring Luncheon

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Happy Hollow Club, 1701 South 105 Street
11:30 a.m. Social | 12:00 p.m. Luncheon | 12:30 p.m. Program

Opera Omaha Guild invites you to the Annual Spring Luncheon
Luncheon will include a performance by Kate Johnson, the OVI Met Auditions recipient from Opera Omaha.

Please respond by Friday, May 5, 2017 to Laura Jaros at ljaros@operaomaha.org or (402) 346-7372 or purchase online. Payments can be made to Opera Omaha Guild and sent to 1850 Farnam St. Omaha, NE 68102


Please contact Laura Jaros with any dietary restrictions.  

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24 MAY 2017

Omaha Gives!

 

Opera Omaha is proud to announce its fourth year of participation in Omaha Gives, a 24-hour charitable challenge on Wednesday, May 24.  Please consider making a donation to Opera Omaha to foster initiatives including our recently announced Holland Community Opera Fellowship program, exciting mainstage productions including a world premiere opera in 2018, and the launch of Opera Omaha’s spring community event, the ONE Festival.

 

26 MAY 2017

Stranger from Paradise

Friday, May 26, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
Metropolitan Community College South Omaha Campus, ITC Building - Room 120
Omaha, NE 68107

Stranger from Paradise is a world premiere opera and co-production of Opera Omaha and the Great Plains Theatre Conference.   

An exploration of the love, life and work of the prophetic artist William Blake and his wife and collaborator, Catherine Blake, this work serves as an homage to the art of William Blake. Experimental in its approach, Stranger from Paradise explores infusing opera with an intimacy in text, design, performance and tone that draws from the strengths of contemporary theater production practices. 

This is an official event of the Nebraska 150 celebration. 


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27 MAY 2017

Stranger from Paradise

Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 2:00 p.m.
2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
Metropolitan Community College South Omaha Campus, ITC Building - Room 120
Omaha, NE 68107

Stranger from Paradise is a world premiere opera and co-production of Opera Omaha and the Great Plains Theatre Conference. 

An exploration of the love, life and work of the prophetic artist William Blake and his wife and collaborator, Catherine Blake, this work serves as an homage to the art of William Blake. Experimental in its approach, Stranger from Paradise explores infusing opera with an intimacy in text, design, performance and tone that draws from the strengths of contemporary theater production practices.

This is an official event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.


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27 MAY 2017

Stranger from Paradise

Saturday, May 27, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
Metropolitan Community College South Omaha Campus, ITC Building - Room 120
Omaha, NE 68107

Stranger from Paradise is a world premiere opera and co-production of Opera Omaha and the Great Plains Theatre Conference.  

An exploration of the love, life and work of the prophetic artist William Blake and his wife and collaborator, Catherine Blake, this work serves as an homage to the art of William Blake. Experimental in its approach, Stranger from Paradise explores infusing opera with an intimacy in text, design, performance and tone that draws from the strengths of contemporary theater production practices.

This is an official event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.


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Cosi fan tutte

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Flight

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Stranger from Paradise

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