A BONA FIDE WESTERN

The Girl of the West

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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 Girl of the West Student Night at the Opera

    Student Night at the Opera

    April 21, 2017

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  • Marcello Giordani International Voice Competition Semi-Finals

    Final 12 vocalists perform in the semi-finals

    April 26, 2017

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  • The Girl of the West

    A Bona Fide Western

    April 27,2017 - April 29, 2017

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  • Art • Poetry • Music: Celebrating Charlotte's Latin Culture

    Celebrating Charlotte's Latin cultures

    May 06, 2017

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  • Chorus Auditions

    Audition for the Opera Carolina Chorus

    May 13, 2017

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Recent News & Press

  • 03/01/2017

    ​How acid reflux can affect your voice

    No one likes dealing with acid reflux. The indigestion, the sour taste in your mouth, and the difficulty swallowing are all uncomfortable effects of reflux....

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  • 02/23/2017

    5 reasons ‘Bon Appetit’ is the best night of cake and culture in Charlotte

    Why is it worth 30 minutes of your time to go to Johnson & Wales University tonight for “Bon Appetit,” the short opera monologue taken...

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  • 02/17/2017

    'Julia Child' sings opera, bakes a cake onstage and pays games in 'Bon Appetit!'

    The long-running opera monologue is based on two episodes from Julia’s classic television cooking show, “The French Chef,” which ran from 1963 to 1973. The...

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  • 02/08/2017

    Charlotte, are you ready for an opera about Julia Child, egg whites and cake?

    ​How to explain the sort-of-opera “Bon Appetit!"? We’ll try: The stage is the demonstration kitchen at Johnson & Wales University, and the script is …a...

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