2016-2017 Season

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary

In our 40th year of thrilling theater and unforgettable music, four dynamic productions will bring a full range of exciting experiences. Enjoy two chamber operas and two grand opera productions, including the Opera Trio for New Year’s Eve featuring three of the best scenes in opera!



Critics rave about our shows!

The 2015-16 season opened on Halloween weekend with a stunning production of  The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten. Critics said “one could feel an audience really listening, hanging on every word” (Mark Mandel, Opera News); “this is a performance that will be discussed for years to come” (Alison Kaufman, The Register-Guard); “a great, haunted and intriguing show” (Bob Keefer, Eugene Art Talk). Read more

New Year’s Lucia di Lammermoor lived up to its reputation as “one of the most glorious evenings that Italian Opera can offer.” Audiences and critics were awed by the show: “Eugene Opera hits piercing heights with Lucia” said Heather Holmquest (The Register-Guard). “A Lucia to remember” said Bob Keefer (Eugene Art Talk). Read more

Opera just keeps getting better! In March Eugene Onegin wowed audiences and critics. It was a “jaw-dropping, tear-jerking, stellar production worthy of the best opera houses in the country” said Alison Kaufman (The Register-Guard). Bob Keefer’s title says it in a nutshell: “All the things I loved about Eugene Onegin tonight” (Eugene Art Talk). Read more

The 2015-16 season culminated in May with the lyrical American masterpiece Little Women, composed by Mark Adamo in 1998. “Eugene Opera’s Little Women…is an excellent, light, diverting and lushly beautiful rendition of the familiar story into music….” Bob Keefer (Eugene Art TalkRead more

  • Online Benefit Sale

    Online Benefit Sale

    August 1 through September 25

    Mark your calendar and tell your friends! Shop online for your favorite restaurants, shows, and more! No need to wait for an annual auction — Early Bird Specials start August 1st. All purchases benefit Eugene Opera.


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  • Support Eugene Opera

    Support Eugene Opera

    Donate by June 30!

    Be part of the sustaining community for the arts in Eugene. Your donation helps create exceptional opera, bringing in world-class artists and nurturing area talent. Help us end our glorious 2015-16 season on a high note — make your gift by June 30, the end of our fiscal year.


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