Calendar Events Archive - Detroit Opera

Nmon Ford Opera & House-Music at Spot Lite Detroit

Grammy Award winning vocalist Nmon Ford brings Opera and House-Music to Spot Lite Detroit with his new work House of Orfeus! Blurring the lines of opera, house music, and theatre, Nmon Ford’s House of Orfeus is a unique production which blends music genres and performance into a timeless version of Ovid’s legend. Orfeus confronts his …

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Master Class

Join the distinguished clinicians of Dance Theatre of Harlem as they present a Ballet Master Class for intermediate to advanced dancers, ages 12 and up. Students will have the opportunity to awaken the artist within and develop habits for success both on and off the stage.  Admission is free with a corresponding ticket stub for …

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Detroit Opera Resident Artists – Christ Church Cranbrook Concert Series

Christ Church Cranbrook has partnered with Detroit Opera to bring you several concerts over the next year through their Resident Artist Program! The first concert of the series is on Thursday November 2, 2023. Join the exciting singers of the Detroit Opera Resident Artist Program as they return to Christ Church Cranbrook for their hugely successful concert series. Hear …

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Screening of M. Butterfly

In anticipation of Detroit Opera’s upcoming new production of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, Detroit Opera and the Maple Theater are excited to present a special screening of David Cronenberg’s 1993 romantic drama, M. Butterfly, starring Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Barbara Sukowa, and Ian Richardson. The plot of M. Butterfly is intertwined with the plot of Puccini’s …

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Drinks With The Diva

The stars align when two extraordinary opera singers are in the same room. It’s even better when they’re at the same bar! Join soprano Christine Goerke and tenor Richard Cox for a casual discussion about all things opera – careers, role preparation, vocal health, phrasing, of course, travel schedules!! DATE: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 TIME: …

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Detroit Opera Resident Artists at The War Memorial – Concert Series

Prepare to be captivated once again as The Alger Center at The War Memorial and the Detroit Opera Resident Artists proudly join forces, rekindling a partnership following the wonderful recital series of 2023-2024. We are overjoyed to announce a second recital series that shines a spotlight on the exceptionally talented Resident Artist Program! Envision an …

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Opera in The Parks: Belle Isle

Join us for a special performance on Belle Isle! Detroit Opera in partnership with Music on Belle Isle Group presents a free one-hour performance from members of their Touring Ensemble, including an accessible mix of favorites from Opera, Broadway and the American Songbook! MOBIG is a Detroit-based non-profit dedicated to restoring the historic Remick Bandshell …

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Frozen Broadway in Detroit

Frozen

Broadway in Detroit returns to the Detroit Opera House with Frozen! From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America and the critics rave, “It’s simply magical!” (LA Daily News). Heralded by The New Yorker as “thrilling” and “genuinely moving,” Frozen features the …

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Too Hot to Handel January 13 2024

Too Hot To Handel

The exuberant, jazz-gospel makeover of Handel’s classic Messiah returns to the Detroit Opera House stage for the first time since 2019.  Fiery soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson are back, along with pianist Alvin Waddles, a jazz combo, the Detroit Opera Orchestra and Rackham Choir under the baton of Suzanne Mallare Acton.  Celebrate …

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