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29 OCT 2014

OPERA WEEK HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Opera Omaha is thrilled to join nearly 150 organizations in offering free and accessible opera events to their communities from October 24 through November 2. Our activities range from coffee chats and performances, to a happy hour, and Halloween Haunting at Fontenelle Forest.



A number of Opera Omaha’s Opera Week activities will feature guest artist and renowned bass, Matthew Lau.

All of Opera Omaha’s National Opera Week events and activities are FREE and OPEN to the public. Please contact us if you have any questions about our Opera Week events. Click below to see the complete schedule of Opera Omaha's National Opera Week events!

We are proud to partner with the National Opera America Center in bringing Opera Week to Omaha!

Happy Hour Opera
Guest artist bass Matthew Lau will present opera selections from both the comedic and serious sides of Opera.  Accompanied by Resident Music Director J. Gawf, Mr. Lau will also speak about life as both a performing artist and vocal educator.  Wine and cheese will be served in this informal setting.  Questions encouraged!
Wednesday, October 29, 6:00pm-7:00pm 
Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall

Master Class with Special Guest - Bass, Matthew Lau
Guest Artist bass-baritone Matthew Lau will hear and coach UNO vocal students in a Master Class.
Thursday, October 30, 4:00pm-5:30pm 
UNO Strauss Performing Arts Recital Hall

It’s a Grand Night for Singing
A concert of arias and musical theater selections featuring UNO vocal students. 
Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm-9:00pm 
UNO Strauss Performing Arts Recital Hall

Shadows in the Night: A Forest Gone Batty
Members of the Opera Omaha Chorus will be helping to haunt Fontenelle Forest with some spooky songs and sounds!
Friday, October 31, 5:00pm-7:30pm
The Fontenelle Forest

Coffee Chat at the Omaha Conservatory of Music
Join Hal France and friends for a look at opera through the storyteller perspective.  Performances by UNL Director of Opera William Shomos, UNO Voice Faculty member Shelby VanNordstrand, Opera Omaha Music Director J. Gawf, and Opera Omaha Chorus member Dryden Meints.
Saturday, November 1, 11:00am-12:00pm
Omaha Conservatory of Music

Opera Themes through Strings with Surprise Guests
Listen to the familiar and beautiful musical themes of opera as performed by the studio students of Anne Nagosky. This family friendly event will also include a photo booth opportunity with costume and set pieces.  Look forward to surprise opera performances by artists of the Opera Omaha stage.  Refreshments and desserts will be served. 
Saturday, November 1, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall

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01 NOV 2014

Met HD Presents Carmen

The 2014-15 MET Live in HD season continues this Saturday with Bizet's Carmen.  Drew Duncan, whom you may remember as El Remendado from our 2013 production, will provide a preview presentation starting at 11:00am.  You don't want to miss this live broadcast from the Metorpolitan Opera House in New York!  For more information, click here or call Film Streams at 402.933.0259.

 

2014-2015 Season

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