Calendar

Feb
25
Wed
2015
Ambassadors Meeting with Barbara Myrick @ Quail Run Clubhouse
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm

The Eugene Opera Ambassadors will meet on February 25. The business meeting will begin promptly at 5:30pm. At 6:00pm, Barbara Myrick will present insights on our spring opera, Sweeney Todd. Non-members are welcome to attend.

 

Aug
13
Thu
2015
Ambassadors Potluck @ Home of Regina Kungys
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come and enjoy a meal with friends while talking about the upcoming season for Eugene Opera. We will explore ways to volunteer and events to attend while sharing a potluck meal. Click the link above to access the Perfect Potluck page and input what you’d like to bring to share.

All are welcome – See you there!

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Sep
17
Thu
2015
Ambassadors Work Day for Auction Dinner @ Private home in Eugene
Sep 17 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Ambassadors for a volunteer prep day! Help the organizer of the Opera’s Annual Dinner and Auction prepare materials, decorations and more for the big event. Lunch will be provided!

Come enjoy time with friends while helping put on this great event!

Contact us for details.

Oct
19
Mon
2015
Talk and Performance: “The Music of Benjamin Britten” @ Central Lutheran Church
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm
Talk and Performance: “The Music of Benjamin Britten” @ Central Lutheran Church | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Part of Eugene Opera’s new LISTEN NOW! Series

The Eugene Opera Ambassadors will host Dr. Vincent Centeno, who will explore the musical themes of Britten’s The Turn of the Screw. Music from the opera will be performed by Eugene Opera singers and pianists. Perfect for aficionados and novices alike!

Dec
3
Thu
2015
Talk and Performance: “The Sopranos Who Made their Fame on Lucia” @ Central Lutheran Church
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm
Talk and Performance: “The Sopranos Who Made their Fame on Lucia” @ Central Lutheran Church | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Part of Eugene Opera’s new LISTEN NOW! Series

The Eugene Opera Ambassadors will host Bereniece Jones-Centeno, who will explore the role of Lucia and the great sopranos who launched their careers with Donizetti’s opera. You’ll also be treated to music from the opera by singers and pianists from Eugene Opera’s array of talented artists. This is an opportunity for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy an enlightening musical presentation about the opera.

 

Dec
19
Sat
2015
Ambassadors at the Holiday Market @ Lane County Convention Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ambassadors at the Holiday Market @ Lane County Convention Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Take a break from your holiday shopping to stop by the Eugene Opera Ambassadors’ table at Eugene Saturday Market’s Holiday Market at the Fairgrounds on December 19 and 20. Why?

— Meet some Eugene Opera Ambassadors

— Win tickets to the January 3 matinee of Donizetti’s fabulous Lucia di Lammermoor

— Learn more about the 2015-16 Eugene Opera season and events

Look for the Ambassadors’ table in the Non-Profits section of the Holiday Market, located at the south end of the Convention Center.

Dec
20
Sun
2015
Ambassadors at the Holiday Market @ Lane County Convention Center
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ambassadors at the Holiday Market @ Lane County Convention Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Take a break from your holiday shopping to stop by the Eugene Opera Ambassadors’ table at Eugene Saturday Market’s Holiday Market at the Fairgrounds on December 19 and 20. Why?

— Meet some Eugene Opera Ambassadors

— Win tickets to the January 3 matinee of Donizetti’s fabulous Lucia di Lammermoor

— Learn more about the 2015-16 Eugene Opera season and events

Look for the Ambassadors’ table in the Non-Profits section of the Holiday Market, located at the south end of the Convention Center.

Feb
22
Mon
2016
Talk and Performance: Tchaikovsky’s Portrayal of Onegin @ Central Lutheran Church
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm
Talk and Performance: Tchaikovsky’s Portrayal of Onegin @ Central Lutheran Church | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Part of Eugene Opera’s new LISTEN NOW! Series

The Eugene Opera Ambassadors will host Ann Schaffer, Music Librarian at the University of Oregon Knight Library, who will explore the musical themes of Eugene Onegin.

You’ll also be treated to music from the opera by singers and pianists from Eugene Opera’s array of talented artists, an opportunity for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy an enlightening musical presentation about the opera.

 

Apr
28
Thu
2016
Talk and Performance: American Composer Mark Adamo Scores the American Classic @ Central Lutheran Church
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm
Talk and Performance: American Composer Mark Adamo Scores the American Classic @ Central Lutheran Church | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Part of Eugene Opera’s new LISTEN NOW! Series.

The Eugene Opera Ambassadors will host Dr. Terry McQuilkin, composer and contemporary music specialist, who will explore the musical themes of Little Women.

You’ll also be treated to music from the opera by singers and pianists from Eugene Opera’s array of talented artists. This is an opportunity for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy an enlightening musical presentation about the opera.

Photo: Mark Adamo

Jun
18
Sat
2016
Ambassadors Potluck @ Contact us for location
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm

Eugene Opera AmbassadorsEugene Opera Ambassadors and friends will get together at a private home to relax and enjoy each other’s company.

If you’re not an Ambassador now but may be interested in joining, we’d love to have you come to the potluck and meet current Ambassadors. Contact us for more information at ambassadors@eugeneopera.com.

The Ambassadors are people who care about opera and enjoy working together to support Eugene Opera. Activities include educational, cultural, and social programs and participation in volunteer work and fundraising. Learn more about the Ambassadors.

Oct
18
Tue
2016
Shakespeare and Opera @ First United Methodist Church
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm
Shakespeare and Opera @ First United Methodist Church | Eugene | Oregon | United States

General Director Mark Beudert will explore the many ways in which composers have adapted the bard’s work for the operatic stage. His talk will be illustrated with live music performed by a cast member or members from the upcoming Much Ado About Nothing. 

This event is part of the Listen Now! series sponsored by the Eugene Opera Ambassadors — an opportunity for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy an enlightening musical presentation about the opera.

Dec
13
Tue
2016
Three Masterpieces in One Evening @ Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm
Three Masterpieces in One Evening @ Ebbert Memorial United Methodist Church | Springfield | Oregon | United States

Mark Beudert, Director of the New Year’s Eve Gala, discusses what these works share, how they differ, and how to do three at once. His talk will be illustrated with live music performed by a cast member or members from the upcoming Opera Trio. 

This event is part of the Listen Now! series sponsored by the Eugene Opera Ambassadors — an opportunity for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy an enlightening musical presentation about the opera.