Opera Neo Announces 2021 Summer Opera Festival

By David Salazar
(Credit: Dane Suarez)

San Diego, California-based Opera Neo has announced its 2021 Summer Opera Festival, which is set to run between August 6 and 15, 2021.

All performances will take place at the Palisades Presbyterian Church. Performances will also be made available online.

Main Stage Productions

The company will kick things off its 10th anniversary season with a production of “Le Nozze di Figaro.” The opera will star Langelihle Mngxati, Sara Womble, Evan Cooper, Sydney Anderson, and Amanda Fink. Peter Kozma directs.

Performance Dates: August 6 -14, 2021

Also on the mainstage season will be Händel’s “Serse” starring Stephanie Doche, Michael Skarke, Francesca Mehotra, and Shafali Jalota. Peter Kozma directs.

Performance Dates: August 13 & 15, 2021


The season will also feature a season-opening “Aria Marathon” featuring young artists as they perform a major operatic aria.

Performance Date: July 18, 2021

The company will also showcase a unique “Cabaret” evening featuring operetta, opera, and Broadway numbers.

Performance Date: July 30 & 31, 2021