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TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1
Full details and casting to be announced soon

AT THE STUDIOS

OPERA JUKEBOX
Join your favorite singers and OD principal pianist Aurelien Eulert as they perform opera's greatest hits, including your aria requests.

October 11 | 7:30 pm
October 13 | 2 pm

Performances at the OperaDelaware Studios (4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, DE)

 

 

BEYOND CARMEN
An homage to Bizet's Carmen (OD's first and most frequently presented opera), mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock and guitarist Dan Nadel weave legends of the Old World into a 21st-century musical tapestry that spans generations and genresfrom classical to tango, medieval to modern.

November 15 | 7:30 pm
November 16 | 7:30 pm
November 17 | 2 pm

Performances in The Black Box Theater at the OperaDelaware Studios (4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, DE)

 

 

OPERA JUKEBOX
Back to the studio for more popular hits and a few surprises! Warm up with sizzling operatic favorites performed by OperaDelaware’s hottest stars.

January 24 | 7:30 pm
January 26 | 2 pm

Performances at the OperaDelaware Studios (4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, DE)

 

 

YOUNG ARTISTS: MAKE A SCENE
The biggest request at our Studio performances? More ensembles and longer scenes. Join our new crop of emerging artists as they perform scenes from your most beloved operas, led by Young Artist Musical Director, Aurelien Eulert.

March 20 | 7:30 pm
March 21 | 7:30 pm
March 22 | 2 pm

Performances in The Black Box Theater at the OperaDelaware Studios (4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, DE)


2020 FESTIVAL | APRIL 25-MAY 3

THE CORONATION OF POPPEA (Monteverdi)
Monteverdi's decadent drama about the scandalous affair between Roman Emperor Nero and his mistress Poppea, who will stop at nothing to become queen. One of the first operas based on historical events, L'incoronazione di Poppea is a Baroque masterpiece. Sung in Italian with English supertitles; featuring a chamber orchestra.

April 25 | 7:30 pm
April 29 | 2 pm
April 30 | 7:30 pm
May 2 | 2 pm

Performances at The Baby Grand (818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE)

 

 

THE TALES OF HOFFMANN (Offenbach)
Loosely based on the life and work of German writer E.T.A. Hoffmann, Offenbach’s opéra fantastique about a brooding poet anguishing over his three lost loves is full of surreal twists and stunning music. Sung in French with English supertitles.

April 26 | 2 pm
May 1 | 7:30 pm
May 3 | 2 pm

Performances in Copeland Hall at The Grand (818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE)

 

 

SPEED DATING TONIGHT!
(Conceived by Dean Anthony; Music & Words by Michael Ching)
This playful one-act about singles looking for love, sex, and everything in between while speed dating at a local bar is part opera, part improv, and totally entertaining. Featuring new "dates" written just for Wilmington!

April 17 | 8 pm (preview)
April 28 | 8 pm
April 29 | 8 pm
May 2 | 8 pm

Performances in The Black Box Theater at the OperaDelaware Studios (4 S. Poplar St., Wilmington, DE)

 

TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 1

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This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the  Delaware Division of the Arts , a state agency, in partnership with the  National Endowment for the Arts . The Division promotes Delaware arts events on  www.DelawareScene.com .

This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.