The Girl of the West


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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  • Marcello Giordani International Voice Competition Finals Concert

    The three winners of the competition perform

    April 28, 2017

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  • Resident Company Auditions

    Audition for the Opera Carolina Chorus

    May 13, 2017

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  • Pooches & Puccini

    A day full of dogs, music and fun!

    May 13, 2017

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  • Connection Lost (The Tinder Opera)

    Relationships are better with opera

    June 15, 2017

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Recent News & Press

  • 03/13/2017

    Opera goes West (by way of Italy)

    A partnership with five Italian theaters and NYC Opera brings Puccini’s The Girl of the West to Charlotte April 23, 27 and 29 – before...

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  • 03/13/2017

    An Opera Star is Born

    Opera Carolina hosts the Marcello Giordani International Voice Competition from April 24 through 28.

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  • 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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