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Jul
27
Thu
2017
Chorus Auditions
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Chorus Auditions

Singers wanted!

Chorus auditions will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 PM on Thursday, July 27, with Maestro Andrew Bisantz. All interested singers are encouraged to participate.

For more information or to schedule your audition, email chorus@eugeneopera.com

Aug
22
Tue
2017
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre | Veneta | Oregon | United States

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  AUGUST 10

Curious about opera?

Eugene Opera presents its first skill-building summer camp just for teens! Join us for three intensive days of study in theatre, movement, vocal technique and more, culminating in a free, short public performance.

Set in beautiful Veneta at the versatile and exciting Applegate Regional Theatre, students receive personal training in opera performance and production.

Learn more

Image: Eugene Opera Academy high school students with cast of Sweeney Todd

Aug
23
Wed
2017
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre | Veneta | Oregon | United States

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  AUGUST 10

Curious about opera?

Eugene Opera presents its first skill-building summer camp just for teens! Join us for three intensive days of study in theatre, movement, vocal technique and more, culminating in a free, short public performance.

Set in beautiful Veneta at the versatile and exciting Applegate Regional Theatre, students receive personal training in opera performance and production.

Learn more

Image: Eugene Opera Academy high school students with cast of Sweeney Todd

Aug
24
Thu
2017
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Opera Camp for Teens @ Applegate Regional Theatre | Veneta | Oregon | United States

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  AUGUST 10

Curious about opera?

Eugene Opera presents its first skill-building summer camp just for teens! Join us for three intensive days of study in theatre, movement, vocal technique and more, culminating in a free, short public performance.

Set in beautiful Veneta at the versatile and exciting Applegate Regional Theatre, students receive personal training in opera performance and production.

Learn more

Image: Eugene Opera Academy high school students with cast of Sweeney Todd

Sep
10
Sun
2017
Midtown Arts Center BBQ
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Join us for an afternoon of great food, cold drinks and live music as the current and future tenants of the Midtown Arts Center come together to celebrate their future home!

There will be live music, and food and drink for purchase.

Come by the Eugene Opera booth to meet our new Artistic Director and Executive Director. Take our Opera Trivia quiz. Enter our drawing for complimentary tickets.

Attendance is free but limited; please RSVP by September 6, to Kylie Keppler at the Eugene Ballet Company (541-485-3992, kylie@eugeneballet.org).

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Sep
11
Mon
2017
Town Hall Meeting @ Eugene Public Library
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting @ Eugene Public Library | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

What’s new at Eugene Opera? What’s happening this season? What’s happened since our Town Halls in February, and what has changed?

Come to our Town Hall meeting at the Eugene Public Library at 10th and Olive in downtown Eugene.

  • Meet our new Artistic Director and Executive Director: Andrew Bisantz and Erika Rauer
  • Learn more about our status, plans, and upcoming season.
  • There will be time for for Q&A and discussion.

These are exciting times for Eugene Opera!

 

Sep
26
Tue
2017
Academy Registration and Orientation @ Eugene Opera Conference Room, Midtown Arts Center
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Academy Registration and Orientation @ Eugene Opera Conference Room, Midtown Arts Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Interested students and parents — come to the Academy Orientation and Registration Meeting! Meet the Academy staff and other interested students and parents. Refreshments will be served.

The Eugene Opera Academy is open to high school students with an interest in any area of the performing arts. Whether your interest is performance, set design, costuming and makeup, lighting, music, marketing — you can think of the program as an “All Access Pass” to the process of production.

You will go backstage, meet with the technicians, the musicians, the chorus and the stars. You will have the opportunity to attend rehearsals and matinee performances, to sing in a master class and to develop a project following your personal interest. You will also have the opportunity to win a $500 scholarship to the educational institution of your choice after completion of high school. All students will receive a Certificate of Participation for use at schools and in academic/employment applications.

There are about 20 students in the Eugene Opera Academy program. Faculty include Eugene Opera’s Music Director Andrew Bisantz, artistic and technical staff, the local and international stars in our casts, local technical crew, and members of Eugene Opera’s Education Committee and Chorus.

Join us. Learn a lot. Have fun — and a unique and valuable educational experience!

Program fee: $30.00 for the whole season of 20+ events, including tickets to the matinee performances! (Some tuition scholarships are available.)

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Aria Auction Dinner @ Eugene Country Club
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm
Aria Auction Dinner @ Eugene Country Club | Eugene | Oregon | United States

Save the Date — Saturday December 16!

The Aria Auction Dinner is a unique annual event that has become a highlight of Eugene’s holiday scene.

Meet the stars of The Barber of Seville and experience the thrill of hearing their astonishing voices in an intimate setting. You’ll hear great arias, Broadway highlights, and much-beloved songs.

Eugene Opera Music Director Andrew Bisantz will again be our Aria Auction Dinner producer/host and pianist extraordinaire.

Plan to be there for this unforgettable evening of wonderful entertainment and support your Eugene Opera with your 100% tax-deductible “raise your paddles” donations. We hope you will not only attend but also spread the word about this extraordinary occasion. Host a table with friends and business associates!

When: Saturday December 16, 2017. Reception at 5:30pm. Dinner at 6:30pm.

Where: Eugene Country Club.

Reservations will be accepted beginning in November. Watch your mail or this space for more details.

Pictured: Bass-baritone Jake Gardner

Dec
30
Sat
2017
The Barber of Seville @ Silva Hall at the Hult Center
Dec 30 @ 2:30 pm
The Barber of Seville @ Silva Hall at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Celebrate New Year’s and Eugene Opera’s return to the stage with Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.

This light-hearted comedy features the clever barber Figaro helping a pair of young lovers outwit a wicked guardian. Enjoy the comic antics and sparkling music superbly sung and played under the baton of Maestro Andrew Bisantz.

Dec
31
Sun
2017
The Barber of Seville @ Silva Hall at the Hult Center
Dec 31 @ 7:30 pm
The Barber of Seville @ Silva Hall at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Celebrate New Year’s and Eugene Opera’s return to the stage with Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.

This light-hearted comedy features the clever barber Figaro helping a pair of young lovers outwit a wicked guardian. Enjoy the comic antics and sparkling music superbly sung and played under the baton of Maestro Andrew Bisantz.

May
4
Fri
2018
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Enjoy the tango opera María de Buenos Aires by Ástor Piazzolla. This Argentinian opera, first performed in 1968, has recently experienced a widespread revival and has been delighting audiences across the United States and around the world with its intoxicating music and dancing.

 

May
6
Sun
2018
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center
May 6 @ 2:30 pm
María de Buenos Aires @ Soreng Theater at the Hult Center | Eugene | Oregon | United States

 

Enjoy the tango opera María de Buenos Aires by Ástor Piazzolla. This Argentinian opera, first performed in 1968, has recently experienced a widespread revival and has been delighting audiences across the United States and around the world with its intoxicating music and dancing.