The 2016/17 Season Is Here!

Life Set to Music


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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  • 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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  • The Girl of the West

    A Bona Fide Western

    April 27, 2017

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Recent News & Press

  • 04/15/2016


    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 leads master class at JCSU

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  • 04/11/2016

    A dark horse and a warhorse

    Opera Carolina’s new production of ‘Aleko’ joins ‘Pagliacci’ in double bill – a fine one

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  • 04/10/2016


    Then we had a champagne toast with Maestro James Meena. He explained his love for the opera and you could hear the intense passion in...

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