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TOSCA

“Dramatic” production of Tosca “ushers in new era for Opera Grand Rapids.”

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CARMEN

Carmen received a 4 out of 4 Star Review from the Grand Rapids Press, and was called “A sizzler with a dynamic presentation,” “richly layered” and “true-to-life.”

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Left: John Bellemer (Don José), Right: Ginger Costa-Jackson (Carmen)

Left: John Bellemer (Don José), Right: Ginger Costa-Jackson (Carmen)

 

CARMEN & THE CATWALK

Surrounding the final performance of Carmen, Opera Grand Rapids celebrated with a full night of festivities–including cocktails, delectable Spanish tapas, a Carmen-inspired runway show featuring clothing by A.K. Rikk’s and pieces by Pamella Roland, our stage performance of Carmen, and an afterglow party with the cast. Learn more about Carmen & the Catwalk.

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NOAH’S FLOOD

Noah’s Flood, a charming celebration of community and opera was called “Illuminating,” “Entertaining” and “Charming.”

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Noah and his family prepare for the flood

Noah and his family prepare for the flood

 

NIGHT WITH THE OPERA

One magical evening, you find yourself onstage at A Night With The Opera.

Designed to delight your senses and your curiosity, our annual fundraiser treated guests to cocktails, wine tasting, a sit-down Italian dinner, a behind-the-scenes glimpse of opera, and live performances and entertainment from a performer’s perspective–on the DeVos Hall stage. Learn more about Night With The Opera.

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COLLEGIATE VOCAL COMPETITION

Vocal students compete in a delightful concert of operatic gems. Judged by professionals, the competition showcases West Michigan’s finest budding vocal artists. This year’s Division I Winner was Alicia Renney of Western Michigan University and the Division II Winner was Casey Huls of Grand Valley State University. Learn more about the Vocal Competition.

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Back from left: Ken Prewitt, Jared Rader, Matthew Hazel, Casey Huls, Leonardo Vordoni; From from left: Shaina Sanders, Clare Regan, Kristina Papas, Alicia Renney, Melanie Helton