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Thursday, July 28, 2022

PHOENIX and TUCSON, Arizona (July 28, 2022) ─ Arizona Opera is proud to announce that The Copper Queen, the company’s first feature film, is among the official selections for the inaugural Opera on Film series, part of Opera Philadelphia’s Festival O22. The film is one of only 20 selections out of a field of 800 submissions to be selected for the series.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The season includes a moving story of military service and sacrifice, popular classics from Strauss to Puccini to Mozart, and a family-friendly musical theater favorite

 

PHOENIX and TUCSON, Arizona – Arizona Opera announced casting today for their vibrant 2022/23 Season, which will feature an exciting array of productions, ranging from beloved classics to new works, including a return to five in-theater shows in both Phoenix and Tucson.

Monday, February 14, 2022

The season includes a moving story of military service and sacrifice, popular classics from Strauss to Puccini to Mozart, and a family-friendly musical theater favorite

 

Monday, December 13, 2021

Phoenix, AZ (Dec. 8) – Arizona Opera is proud to announce seven talented performers that will be joining Arizona Opera for its 2022/23 Season. Through an intense audition process, these young artists were chosen based on professionalism, talent, passion for the art form, and a desire to continue their training in a prestigious professional setting. Studio Artists can be seen performing on both our main stage and throughout Arizona. The Studio also provides well-rounded, personalized instruction that propels each artist to the next level.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Featuring Tenor and Director Alek Shrader, Legendary Artist P. Craig Russell, Artist Aneke, and Award-winning Letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

Thursday, September 30, 2021

A haunting story and world premiere commission opera available online and in-person at select movie theaters beginning in October

 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Phoenix, AZ (Sept. 15) – Arizona Opera was one of 71 Arizona nonprofits to receive a “Now is the Moment” grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust on Monday, September 13. This surprise gift of $2.5 million - the largest one-time grant in Arizona Opera history - will enable the organization to continue to create memorable experiences and expand the impact of opera while serving all members of the state of Arizona through traditional and newly created programs.

Friday, May 14, 2021

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,

Monday, April 19, 2021
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Ballet Arizona and Arizona Opera Partner in Bringing Students Music Movement Breaks

Interactive Free Learning Breaks Inspire Students to Get Active and Involved in the Arts

 

Sunday, April 11, 2021

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,

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