Arizona Opera Announces 2023-24 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Arizona Opera has announced its 2023-24 season.

The McDougall Red Series

The season opens with The McDougall Red Series with the world premiere of “Frankenstein” by Gregg Kallor. The score is a riveting, cinematic work and follows the successes of “Riders of the Purple Sage” and “The Copper Queen.”

Performance Dates: October 13-22, 2023

Main Stage Series 

The Main Stage series opens with Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” the bel canto comic masterpiece.

Performance Dates: Jan. 27-Feb. 4, 2024

Gounod’s “Roméo & Juliette” will be performed four times.

Performance Dates: March 2-10, 2024 

Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” will close the main stage season.

Performance Dates: April 20-28, 2024 

New Works Festival

The 2023-24 Season will mark the debut of the company’s New Works Festival. This wonderful and immersive experience will highlight three contemporary operas over the course three days. Attendees of the New Works Festival will have an opportunity to preview these poignant works in a fun and festive atmosphere featuring food trucks, beverages, and engaging activities to round out the weekend.

Performance Dates: Nov. 3-5, 2023