Productions by Austin Opera

Apr. 25 - May. 03
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Turandot by Austin Opera

Turandot
by Austin Opera

Turandot, a beautiful princess with a heart of ice, meets her match when the prince Calàf dares to answer her deadly riddles with the promise ...

Jan. 23 - Jan. 26
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Everest by Austin Opera

Everest
by Austin Opera

Everest, with music by Joby Talbot and libretto by Gene Scheer, tells the tale of one of the deadliest years in recorded history, 1996, at ...

Nov. 09 - Nov. 17, 2019
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Rigoletto by Austin Opera

Rigoletto
by Austin Opera

This tragic story revolving around the unscrupulous Duke of Mantua, his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto’s stunning daughter Gilda is considered to be one ...

Apr. 05 - Apr. 06, 2019
F-Sat
Austin
Soldier Songs by Austin Opera

Soldier Songs
by Austin Opera

Soldier Songs combines elements of theater, opera, rock-infused concert music, and video by filmmaker Bill Morrison to explore themes of loss, the exploitation of innocence ...

Jan. 26 - Feb. 03, 2019
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Silent Night by Austin Opera

Silent Night
by Austin Opera

Silent Night, with music by Kevin Puts and a libretto by Mark Campbell (The Manchurian Candidate, 2016), is based on the 2005 film Joyeux Noël ...

Apr. 28 - May. 06, 2018
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
La Traviata by Austin Opera

La Traviata
by Austin Opera

Verdi’s tragic heroine takes center stage in one of the most frequently performed operas of all time – La Traviata. Violetta Valery, a courtesan who ...

Jan. 27 - Feb. 04, 2018
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Ariadne auf Naxos by Austin Opera

Ariadne auf Naxos
by Austin Opera

Richard Strauss’ tour de force Ariadne auf Naxos tells the story of a wealthy man who has assembled two groups of performers in his home ...

Nov. 11 - Nov. 19, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Carmen by Austin Opera

Carmen
by Austin Opera

Bizet’s sizzlingly hot opera tells the tale of one of the most dynamic characters in all of the operatic canon, Carmen. It also contains some ...

Apr. 29 - May. 07, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Austin Opera

Madame Butterfly
by Austin Opera

The deepest love, the deepest betrayal. Austin Opera’s 30th Season concludes with what is undoubtedly one of the most beloved operas of all time. Puccini’s ...

Jan. 28 - Feb. 05, 2017
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Daughter of the Regiment by Austin Opera

The Daughter of the Regiment
by Austin Opera

High comedy, romance and vocal fireworks. Marie (Rachele Gilmore), the adoptive daughter of 1,500 soldiers of a French army regiment, is the charming tomboy ...

Nov. 12 - Nov. 20, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Flying Dutchman by Austin Opera

The Flying Dutchman
by Austin Opera

Deliverance through love. Wagner’s powerful romantic opera, The Flying Dutchman, tells the supernatural tale of a captain cursed to navigate a ghost ship for all ...

Apr. 23 - May. 01, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
The Barber of Seville by Austin Opera

The Barber of Seville
by Austin Opera

Austin Opera culminates its 2015-16 Season with one of Gioachino Rossini’s perennial favorite The Barber of Seville, foundational support provided by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation ...

Jan. 29 - Jan. 31, 2016
Th, Sat-Sun
Austin
Of Mice and Men (opera) by Austin Opera

Of Mice and Men (opera)
by Austin Opera

Based on John Steinbeck’s novella “Of Mice and Men,” this riveting American opera is a faithful retelling of one of America’s most celebrated works ...