Arizona Opera explores Tucson through a series of outdoor performances throughout the 2023/24 Season featuring members of the Marion Roose Pullin Arizona Opera Studio and Katherine Kozak, Head of Music, Chorus Master & Principal Coach of the Opera Studio. Take a break from your day and enjoy opera in a setting that is casual and fun for the entire family. Look for us in your neighborhood, in the park, or around downtown. We can’t wait to see you!
2023/24 Season Dates
October 20, 2023 from 12:15 - 12:45 PM MST
Temple of Music and Art
330 S Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
Located in historic downtown Tucson, the Temple of Music and Art is a refurbished 1927 theatre, built in the Spanish Colonial style that flavors so much of Tucson. Its graceful courtyard is a wonderful place to gather before or after a performance. Inside, the intimate 627-seat theatre ensures a great view from every location – no seat is more than 66 feet from the stage.
This event is free.
February 2, 2024 from 12:15 - 12:45 PM MST
Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Tucson Botanical Gardens is a five and a half acre collection of 20 gardens in the heart of Tucson, Arizona. 20 curated gardens including the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden, Children’s Garden, Herb Garden, and many more, showcase a diversity of plants both native and those you wouldn’t expect to see in the Sonoran Desert.
March 8, 2024 from 12:15 - 12:45 PM MST
Reid Park Zoo
3400 Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716
Reid Park Zoo, founded in 1965 with a collection of birds, prairie dogs, farm animals, and a few squirrel monkeys, has grown to a 24-acre campus that houses hundreds of animals in naturalistic exhibits and annually hosts more than 500,000 visitors.
April 26, 2024 from 12:15 - 12:45 PM MST
Tucson Museum of Art
140 N Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block is an art museum and art education institution located in the Presidio District of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The museum comprises 74,000-square-feet of exhibition space over a four-acre city block that includes a contemporary main museum and 19th C. historic homes, including the Cordova House, that have been adapted for reuse as the museum restaurant, pottery school, and galleries.