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Press Releases

Thursday, July 30, 2015

 La Irresistible Partitura de Kálmán se Remonta a la época dorada de Hollywood y Eleva el triunfo de Arizona Lady.


Friday, July 10, 2015

Arizona Opera announces the public phase of Arizona Bold, a new artistic initiative to build a stronger statewide community by presenting works that focus on Arizona's history and wealth of natural, cultural, and economic diversity.  

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Are you 40 or under? Arizona Opera thinks it's time for you to go BOLD.

With its new BOLD Card available for the entire 2015/16 season, Arizona Opera invites the emerging entrepreneurs, performing arts aficionados,  the masses madly in love with musical theater, and savings conscious students of Arizona to experience stories worth singing - on their terms.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  • 402 donors from all 50 states give $512,377.
  • Campaign caps fiscal year of highest contributed support in company's history. 


General Director Ryan Taylor has announced the successful completion of Arizona Opera's "50 for 500" Campaign, marking the best fundraising year in the company's 44 year history.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Kick off your summer reading with the Arizona Opera Book Club. Arizona Opera's Book Club is a wonderful way to meet fellow audience members, discuss, learn, and connect. With free events throughout the year, members will participate in guest lecturers, author interviews, discussions, film screenings, and more. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Associate Conductor will conduct Young People's Concerts and work throughout the community.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra announced that Keitaro Harada will join the CSO staff as Associate Conductor beginning in September 2015. Mr. Harada's duties will include assisting the conductors of the CSO, Cincinnati Pops and May Festival, conducting for all Young People's Concerts, the World Piano Competition, as well as select Lollipops, Pops subscription concerts and other local/regional performances, and representing the Orchestra in community engagement initiatives. 

Friday, April 10, 2015

Company seeks to raise $500,000 in donations with representation from all 50 states by June 30, 2015.

Following two successful consecutive Million Dollar May campaigns in 2013 and 2014, General Director Ryan Taylor announced Arizona Opera's 2015 Spring Campaign: 50 for 500.
The opera company seeks to raise $500,000 by June 30, 2015, with gifts from all 50 states. The campaign is being kicked off with a $100,000 gift from a generous donor from Tucson and seeks to solidify the company's overwhelming turn around in just two seasons.

Friday, March 27, 2015

The four works of this program (to be performed without intermission) are among the most notable chamber works by composers whose lives, works and careers were harmed or
destroyed by the political machinery of the Nazi years in Europe. The “Recovered Voices” Initiative is a continuation of the mission of conductor James Conlon to connect performing musicians and audiences with these long-neglected composers and works.


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Arizona Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Gaetano Donizetti's whimsical and hilarious romp, The Daughter of the Regiment, a bright, sparkling comedy following Marie, a feisty young girl raised by a regiment of French soldiers high in the Alps.  Peppered with exhilarating melodies, astonishing high notes and outrageous fun, Marie grappels between her patriotic loyalty to her "dear brothers" and the expectations of "polite" society. 

Friday, February 13, 2015

Arizona Opera At Cresent Ballroom

February 18 at 8:00pm.