Opera Columbus announces the lineup for its 2014-15 season, premiering the first
season in Opera Columbus history to present all locally produced productions. Opera Columbus
opens the season with a never-been-done-before collaboration with BalletMet and the
Columbus Symphony and Chorus to present the world premiere of Twisted, an all-original work
written and directed by Crystal Manich, featuring dancers, singers, and musicians from all three
organizations on stage together for the first time. In March, Opera Columbus will perform Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro with the Columbus Symphony.
The 2014-15 season also boasts the Columbus premiere of soprano superstar Elizabeth Futral
in her role debut as Elle in La Voix Humaine, as well as performing the role of Nedda in
In addition, Opera Columbus will continue Opera on the Edge, its successful, innovative
collaboration with Shadowbox Live, transforming another classic opera into an immersive,
interactive, and highly accessible experience in a casual environment. Featuring local artists in
an abridged, English-language adaptation, this collaboration has expanded in the 2014-15
season to include two performances at The Refectory.
Experience Opera Columbus’ presentation of Pagliacci as an hour-long, abridged, Englishversion
performance in one of Columbus’ best casual and comfortable environments. “Crazed
clown murders wife in front of live audience!” Find out what the headlines are all about, then
immerse yourself in the fully staged, Italian language version the following summer.
Tickets to Shadowbox performances are $10 and can be purchased by calling Shadowbox at
Refectory tickets are $90 and include a four-course dinner with a pre-set menu (beverages, tax,
and gratuity not included). Held in the Choir Loft. Seating is limited to the first 36 guests.
Reservations required by calling 614.451.9774.
Read about the 2014-15 Season