The season launches with the company’s second world premiere,
now to be a feature length film,
The in-theater regional premiere of the newest holiday-themed mariachi opera,
A gorgeous, traditional production of one of the most popular operas of all time,
A Sondheim musical theater classic featuring two of opera’s most recognized stars,
with sets and costumes designed by an American Fashion Icon,
First Broadcast to Feature Performances by operatic baritone and Tony Award-winner,
Paulo Szot, and Members of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio
Those who purchase the program will also be able to view it online 24/7 at Arizona Opera OnDemand, the Company’s Primary Streaming Channel
As part of our Reimagined 2020/21 Season, the company is proud to announce details of its exciting, upcoming spring program, Arizona Arias.
ARIZONA OPERA TO PREMIERE LOUD! (Living Opera, Understanding Diversity) AS THE LATEST ADDITION TO ITS ROBUST DIGITAL OFFERINGS
Series Premiere will Focus on Phoenix and Debut on Thursday, January 28 at 6 PM MST
Additional Episodes will be Released in February, along with 24-Hour Streaming Following Each Premiere
Viewing Opera San Jose’s Production of Three Decembers from December 10 – 31 will Help Support Arizona Opera
Arizona Opera’s Third Studio Spotlight Series Concert Will Premiere on December 19 at 6 PM MST as a Virtual Holiday Gift to All
Arizona Opera announces the presentation of two compelling online performances for its fans and followers during the month of December.
Newly-announced offerings include an Outdoor Opera Film Festival in collaboration with The Metropolitan Opera, the debut of two new exciting video series, details of Pullin Studio Spotlight performances in November and December, and the digital reinvention of Education and Community Engagement initiatives
ARIZONA OPERA TO LIVESTREAM VIRTUAL STUDIO SPOTLIGHT SERIES RECITAL ONLINE OCTOBER 2 AT 6 PM
Arizona Opera, the state’s leading opera company, is proud to open its Reimagined 2020/21 Season with the inaugural presentation of the Studio Spotlight Series on Friday, October 2 at 6 PM.
ARIZONA OPERA’S NEW APPROACH TO THE SEASON WILL PRESENT LIVE, OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES AND INNOVATIVE DIGITAL OFFERINGS, REPLACING ITS PREVIOUSLY PLANNED IN-THEATER PRODUCTIONS.
THE SEASON’S FOCUS WILL BE ON CREATIVITY AND CONNECTION, INCLUDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMPANY’S FIRST MOTION PICTURE ADAPTATION OF AN OPERA.
THE NAMING CELEBRATES THE TANCERS’ DECADES OF LEADERSHIP AND SUPPORT ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY, AS WELL AS THE MEMORY OF ROBERT TANCER, WHO PASSED AWAY LAST MONTH
The Tancers, community advocates for the past 50 years, will also be honored in a ceremony in Fall 2020, at a date to be announced
THE DECISION WAS MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE AND GOVERNOR’S OFFICE RECOMMENDING THE CANCELLATION OF ALL MASS GATHERINGS
Numerous Other Arizona Opera-related Events and Activities have also been Cancelled through mid-May – Complete List Included
Season to Include the Company’s Second World Premiere, the Regional Premiere of a New Mariachi Opera, a New Production of a Modern Masterwork and the Return of Two Beloved Classics