Events

  • Sylvain Society Membership Mixer at the Ogden!

    July 13 From 6pm – 8pm | Sylvain Society members are invited to sample the New Orleans Opera’s upcoming “Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci” and “Orpheus in the Underworld” productions in a contemporary setting.
  • MARIA DE BUENOS AIRES

    September 9th & 10th, 2017 | Astor Piazzolla‘s surreal tango masterpiece María de Buenos Aires opens our 2017-2018 Chamber Opera Series at the JW Marriott New Orleans Ballroom.
  • CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA & PAGLIACCI

    October 6th & 8th, 2017 | Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci notches up the drama with an evil clown driven to madness and murder.
  • ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD

    November 10th & 12th, 2017 | As part of New Orleans Opera’s ongoing support of French culture and French opera we present, as part of our legacy year, Jacques Offenbach’s outrageous parody on the life of everyman Orpheus, as he quests heaven and hell for his true love?
  • TABASCO

    January 25th, 26th, 27th & 28, 2018 | This chamber series jewel is the rarity of the season with a rollicking score and magically funny libretto that will delight in this charming burlesque opera, this time we’re performing at Le Petit Théâtre Du Vieux Carré in the heart of the French Quarter.
  • CHAMPION

    March 9th & 11th, 2018 | Arthur Woodley comes to New Orleans to re-create his ground-breaking portrayal of Griffith, fresh from his Washington National Opera success.
  • 75th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

    April 20th & 22nd, 2018 | 75 years of brilliant opera, historic performances, and legendary musical moments featuring stars & friends from our seasons come together to sing loud and proud for 75 more years of opera in new orleans, america’s first city of opera going back two-hundred and twenty-two years!
  • THE MEDIUM

    June 1st & 2nd, 2018 | Gian Carlo Menotti may not be a mystic, but he certainly enjoys composing music about the raw passion of humankind. His operas are based on the gritty realism of our fallibilities and struggles.