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Opera Carolina’s 2018-19 Season To Feature Three Productions


Opera Carolina has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring three opera productions and a number of rising stars. Here is a look at what this season will offer. Sarah Coburn sings the title role in Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment” with David Walton as Tonio. Steven Condy rounds out the cast as Suplice. Performance Dates: Nov. 10, 15 & 18, 2018 {…}


Marina Costa-Jackson, Zachary Nelson & Nicole Cabell Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2022-23 Season


North Carolina Opera has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring two company premieres and audience favorites. Here’s what the company has in store for audiences. NCO will present its season opener and company premiere of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” in concert for one night only. The presentation stars Marina Costa-Jackson, Jonathan Burton, Levi Hernandez, and Donald Hartmann. NCO’s presentation of Puccini’s devastating {…}


San Francisco Opera Guild & Neiman Marcus Present Carolina Herrera Fashion Show


(Credit: Courtesy of Carolina Herrera) San Francisco Opera Guild and Neiman Marcus San Francisco are set to present a luncheon and fashion show of the Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall and Fall-Winter 2022 Collections on May 11, 2022. The show will feature a special appearance by Carolina Herrera Creative Director Wes Gordon and will be co-chaired by Roman Gronkowski and Lisa Zabelle of San Francisco Opera {…}


North Carolina Opera to Present ‘The Magic Flute’


North Carolina Opera’s postponed production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” from 2020 will finally take the stage on April 8 and 10, 2022. The performances will take place at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium with an evening show at 7:30 p.m. and a 2 p.m. matinee. The opera will be sung in German with English dialogue and supertitles. The cast features the {…}


North Carolina Opera Receives Major Gift from Board Member


North Carolina Opera has announced that it has received $250,000 commitment from NCO Board member and former Board President C. Thomas Kunz. The aim of the gift is to allow the company to present opera in the Triangle and explore its audience development initiatives. “We are extremely touched by and grateful for the generous, heartfelt and meaningful support from Tom {…}


Alexandra LoBianco, Scot Quinn & Rainelle Krause Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2021-22 Season


The North Carolina Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four works. Alexandra LoBianco stars as Leonore in Beethoven’s “Fidelio“ alongside Mark Delavan, Kenneth Kellogg, Takaoki Onishi, and Jason Karn. Arthur Fagen conducts. Performance Dates: Nov. 14, 2021 Lucia Cesaroni and Scott Quinn take the lead roles in Puccini’s “La Bohème“ with Shannon Kessler Dooley, Steven LaBrie, and Adam Lau. {…}


North Carolina Opera to Stage Underground Railroad Oratorio ‘Sanctuary Road’


North Carolina Opera has announced that the organization has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which will be used to produce a staged version of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell’s oratorio “Sanctuary Road.” The oratorio, which had its world premiere in May of 2018, is based on “The Underground Railroad Records,” a book written by {…}


North Carolina Opera Announces Changes to 2020-21 Season


North Carolina Opera has unveiled major changes to its 2020-21 season. First off, the company has postponed its production of “Fidelio” to the 2021-22 season. The concert performance, which was originally set to take place on Nov. 15, 2020, will now be performed on Nov. 14, 2021. Meanwhile, the production of “The Magic Flute,” which was first announced for April {…}