Community Events

We can’t wait to see you at one of our upcoming events in celebration of our 55th anniversary season!

  • Behind the Curtain: Don Pasquale

    When: Wednesday, September 27 at 7pm

    What: Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

    Where: Minnesota Opera Center • 620 North First Street • Minneapolis, MN 55401

    How: Tickets are $15. On sale date TBA.

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  • 55th Anniversary Celebration

    When: Sunday, October 1 at 2pm

    What: The 55th Anniversary Celebration offers a free sneak preview of Minnesota Opera’s 55th Anniversary Season hosted by President and General Director Ryan Taylor and Artistic Director Dale Johnson. The program features excerpts from each of this season’s productions and a variety of other opera selections.

    Where: Ordway Music Theater • 345 Washington St. • St. Paul, MN 55102 

    How: On sale date TBA.

  • The Sphinx Virtuosi

    When: Sunday, October 22 at 3pm

    What: The Sphinx Virtuosi is one of America’s most dynamic string ensembles, comprised of the nation’s top Black and Latino classical string soloists who are all alumni of the prestigious Sphinx Competition for young American string players. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Sphinx Organization, this 18-piece self-conducted ensemble will perform an exciting program of concerti through the ages including Vaughan Williams’ Concerto Grosso, the newly commissioned Guardian of the Horizon: Concerto Grosso for Violin, Cello, and Strings, by award-winning composer Jimmy Lopez, along with Delights and Dances by Michael Abels and Beethoven’s timeless Grosse Fugue

     Co-presented by the Arts Partnership (The Ordway, Minnesota Opera, The Schubert Club and the SPCO)

    Where: Ordway Music Theater • 345 Washington St. • St. Paul, MN 55102 

    How: On sale date TBA.

  • Behind the Curtain: The Marriage of Figaro

    When: Wednesday, November 1 at 7pm

    What: Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

    Where: Minnesota Opera Center • 620 North First Street • Minneapolis, MN 55401

    How: Tickets are $15. On sale date TBA.

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  • Behind the Curtain: Dead Man Walking

    When: Wednesday, January 17 at 7pm

    What: Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

    Where: Minnesota Opera Center • 620 North First Street • Minneapolis, MN 55401

    How: Tickets are $15. On sale date TBA.

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  • Behind the Curtain: Rigoletto

    When: Wednesday, March 7 at 7pm

    What: Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

    Where: Minnesota Opera Center • 620 North First Street • Minneapolis, MN 55401

    How: Tickets are $15. On sale date TBA.

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  • Resident Artist Program Event

    When: Saturday, April 8 at 7:30pm

    What: The Minnesota Opera Resident Artist Program 20th Anniversary Event honors the legacy and accomplishments of the company’s esteemed training program founded by Artistic Director Dale Johnson. Surprise guests perform an eclectic musical program that promises a memorable evening in support of the past, current and future members of the highly selective program for artists and administrators. The program offers a full season of employment for talented artists, bridging the gap between their formal education and the beginning of their professional careers, and has grown into one of North America’s premier training programs.

    Where: Ordway Concert Hall • 345 Washington St. • St. Paul, MN 55102 

    How: On sale date TBA.

  • Behind the Curtain: Thaïs

    When: Wednesday, April 25 at 7pm

    What: Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

    Where: Minnesota Opera Center • 620 North First Street • Minneapolis, MN 55401

    How: Tickets are $15. On sale date TBA.

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