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22 JUN 2017

Opera Omaha Chorus Auditions

Audition Dates:

Thursday, June 22, 2017 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday, June 23, 2017 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 10:00am to 3:00pm

Opera Omaha will hold Chorus auditions from June 22 through 24, 2017. Auditions are for placement on Opera Omaha’s Chorus Roster, from which our Head of Music will select the chorus members for each individual show. Singers placed on Opera Omaha’s chorus roster need not audition yearly for placement in shows.

Men and women auditioning for the Opera Omaha Chorus Roster must be at least 18 years of age and able to read music.

Advance reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information, contact Jesse Koza at jkoza@operaomaha.org or (402) 346-7372

Requirements: Men and women auditioning for the Opera Omaha Chorus Roster must be at least 18 years of age and able to read music. Those auditioning are asked to prepare two songs for the audition, one in Italian and one in French. Arias, art songs, and oratorio are all acceptable audition selections. Please provide a printed copy of all music, as an accompanist will be available at no cost.


Location: Auditions will be held at the Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall, located on 1850 Farnam Street in Omaha.

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13 JUL 2017

Music and Masterpieces: Part I

Part I: French Impressionism
Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge St. Omaha, NE 68102

Opera Omaha performs selections drawn from 19th-century French operatic and Chanson repertoire.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919),
Young Girls at the Piano (La Leçon de piano , ca. 1889,
oil on canvas,
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska,
Museum purchase, 1944.20

Each gallery program begins at 6:30 and features a talk by Joslyn’s Associate Curator of European Art, Dana Cowen, and a short performance by Opera Omaha. Guests are invited to a cash bar reception in Joslyn’s Storz Fountain Court after each program.

This program is sold out but please join us for Parts II and III!

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26 AUG 2017

OPERA OUTDOORS

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Midtown Crossing at Turner Park
220 S. 31st. Ave. Omaha, NE 68131

6:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment by Omaha Conservatory of Music
7:30 p.m. Opera Omaha concert

Opera Omaha kicks off the 2017-2018 season with its fifth annual Opera Outdoors, a fun, family-friendly and free opera concert for the community in Midtown Crossing’s Turner Park on Saturday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. The music performed that evening will be some of opera's greatest hits

 

12 OCT 2017

Music and Masterpieces: Part II

Part II: Italian Baroque
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge St. Omaha, NE 68102

Opera Omaha performs arias by George Frederic Handel, one of the most beloved composers of the Baroque era.


Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian, Venetian, 1528–1588),
Venus at Her Toilette, ca. 1582,
oil on canvas,
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska,
Museum purchase, 1942.4

Each gallery program begins at 6:30 and features a talk by Joslyn’s Associate Curator of European Art, Dana Cowen, and a short performance by Opera Omaha. Guests are invited to a cash bar reception in Joslyn’s Storz Fountain Court after each program. 

The program is free for Joslyn members and Opera Omaha members; $15 for general public. Space is very limited and reservations are required one week in advance. 

To register click here or contact the Joslyn at (402) 661-3862. 

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14 DEC 2017

Music and Masterpieces: Part III

Part III: Medieval & Renaissance
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.
Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge St. Omaha, NE 68102

Opera Omaha singers perform ensemble repertoire from the Medieval and Renaissance eras.

Workshop of Jan Gossaert (Flemish, ca.1478–1532),
Madonna and Child with Saints Catherine and Agnes, 1520s,
oil on wood panels, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska,
Gift of Mrs. Charles V. Hickox, 1958.361.A-C

Each gallery program begins at 6:30 and features a talk by Joslyn’s Associate Curator of European Art, Dana Cowen, and a short performance by Opera Omaha. Guests are invited to a cash bar reception in Joslyn’s Storz Fountain Court after each program.

The program is free for Joslyn members and Opera Omaha members; $15 for general public. Space is very limited and reservations are required one week in advance. 

To register click here or contact the Joslyn at (402) 661-3862. 

Buy Tickets |

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