Forget everything you think you know about opera.
Our upcoming 2019-2020 season includes engaging performances and events that promise to inspire conversation and ignite emotions. No rules, no judgment – opera is for everyone. Bring a friend, grab a cocktail, and experience opera like you never have before.
Columbus’ flagship performing arts organizations, BalletMet, CAPA, Columbus Symphony, and Opera Columbus, reunite for this multi-disciplinary celebration of the performing arts. Twisted 3 delivers masterful choreography, lively classical works, and acclaimed operatics. Our part will include an abbreviated version of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, a comic, one-act opera sung in Italian. This collaboratiion only happens every couple of years – you don’t want to miss it.
A compelling and thought-provoking story about Hannah, a transgender woman, as she endeavors to resolve the discord between herself and the outside world. As One is a celebration of the human character revealed through drama, music, and film.
Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! These three words are recognizable to even those who have never heard of this classic production. This brilliant comedy will be moved from 1880s Seville, Spain to the 1990s in Seville, Florida. There will be a glitter beard contest, a live hair cut, and drinks will be served by members of the cast.
This co-production with the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with Fashion Week Columbus and BalletMet 2, is set among three galleries of the Pizzuti Collection of CMA. Performers wearing custom couture glide between all three floors of the galleries (especially curated for this show), while interacting with you, the patron. Masks, handed out upon entrance, add an element of mystery, allowing guests to be part of the production.
This internationally-recognized vocal competition engages impressive young operatic talent from all over the world. The Cooper-Bing Competition aims to encourage emerging artists and celebrate the next generation of opera stars. Join us for an afternoon of outstanding performances as singers compete for a top prize of $10,000!
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