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Welcome to Opera Carolina

Join us this season as we celebrate the universal truths behind the pomp and pageantry of opera. The art form is massive in scale and resplendent in design, but at its heart, opera is based on timeless tales (romances, tragedies, comedies) that are set to some of the world’s most glorious music...

Upcoming Events

Whether you’re a regular attendee or a first timer, the upcoming season includes a selection of exciting and expressive stories designed to awaken your senses, tug at your heartstrings and open your eyes to the beauty of Grand Opera.

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  • The Barber of Seville Student Night at the Opera

    Student Night at the Opera

    October 20, 2016

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  • The Barber of Seville

    The Barber Will See You Now

    October 22,2016 - October 30, 2016

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  • Art • Poetry • Music: Expanding Horizons

    Celebrating Asian Cultures

    October 23, 2016

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  • La traviata Student Night at the Opera

    Student Night at the Opera

    January 20, 2017

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  • La traviata

    Death Isn't Always Unwelcome

    January 22,2017 - January 28, 2017

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  • The Girl of the West Student Night at the Opera

    Student Night at the Opera

    April 21, 2017

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Recent News & Press

  • 09/12/2016

    Why Opera Carolins is partnering with this local tech firm

    ​Megan Miller hopes to draw more young professionals to opera performances. As director of marketing for Opera Carolina, she wants millennials to consider trading in...

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  • 09/08/2016

    Opera Carolina's New York Couture Fashion Week Debut

    ​The Opera Carolina Recycles dress designed by Kristen Alyce, Garbage Gone Glam will close out the 4PM Fashion Show with a performance by professional opera...

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  • 04/15/2016

    Voix-des-Arts: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

    Opera Carolina’s production of Pagliacci and Aleko celebrated the thematic links between the scores without attempting to force the music into manufactured stylistic bonds. Perhaps...

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  • 04/13/2016

    Opera star’s advice: Be very hungry

    Kevin Thompson, an American bass currently portraying Zemfira’s father in Opera Carolina’s production of “Aleko,” taught a master class at Johnson C. Smith University today,...

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