June 9-10, 2017
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
The New Verismo Series
This June Arbor Opera Theater is co-producing a festival with several other arts organizations from Southeast Michigan. Come journey with us as we explore the depths of human existence and the cost of shame and stigma. The festival will include various types of musical and theatrical performances, along with lectures and activities that will allow audience and artist alike to go deeper into the meaning behind all great art.
AOT will offer Suor Angelica, one of three operas from Puccini's Il trittico. Fully staged and accompanied by full orchestra, this is a special work that has touched hearts since it's premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1918.
March 1-4, 2018
Power Center for the Performing Arts
The Essential Series
Arbor Opera Theater is thrilled to be able to produce this grand opera masterpiece at Ann Arbor's Power Center. Two casts of stellar singers, including AOT alumni will present four performances with full orchestra, scenery, and costumes. Whether you are new to opera or are a die-hard fan, this is a production that is essential, so mark your calendars now.
See photos from our event at the following link:
This past May, we honored WILLIAM BOLCOM & JOAN MORRIS for their outstanding contributions to the vocal arts through composition, teaching, & performance.
The James K. Berg Award was created in memory of Arbor Opera Theater's first artistic director, James K. Berg.
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