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Opera Unlimited: Opera Grand Rapids’ new Diversity and Inclusion Series

The Opera Unlimited Series is a collection of special recitals, events, and educational presentations that are designed to broaden the scope of opera opportunities in our community, support music education, and emphasize diversity and inclusion. This unique series of performances was developed following Opera Grand Rapids’ most recent community diversity collaborations: the presentation of the Spanish language opera,

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Press & Reviews: Opera Grand Rapids’ The Magic Flute in the news

Press for Opera Grand Rapids' production of the magic flute which ran October 26 and 27 in 2018Fresh off the heels of celebrating 50 years, Opera Grand Rapids continues to elevate the vocal arts with its community-supported professional opera productions, creating opportunities for local talent to work alongside star-studded international artists. Productions of Mozart’s final masterpiece The Magic Flute and Verdi’s La Traviata join other outstanding performances and programs to create yet another stunning season of opera in West Michigan.

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Garage Sale: Opera Grand Rapids 50 Years of Treasures

The Betty Van Andel Opera Center is packed full of 50 years of memories, costumes, props, and frankly…too much stuff! In order to make a clean start for the next 50 years, we are holding a Garage Sale!

Fabric, costumes, props, furniture, LPs, stacking chairs,

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Production Needs List

As a non-profit organization with the mission to present high-quality, live opera to the community, you can imagine that we might need a few things each season. That’s where you come in!

This is a listing of just some of the materials Opera Grand Rapids needs to utilize each season to bring you the live art-form of opera.

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Opera Grand Rapids’ 2018-2019 star-studded season

James Meena conducting

From the Artistic Director: James Meena

Fresh off the heels of celebrating 50 years, Opera Grand Rapids continues to elevate the vocal arts with its community-supported professional opera productions, creating opportunities for local talent to work alongside star-studded international artists.

Productions of Mozart’s final masterpiece The Magic Flute and Verdi’s La Traviata join other outstanding performances and programs to create yet another stunning season of opera in West Michigan.

Read more ›

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