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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Chrissy Amon & Robert Byrens

Opera Grand Rapids welcomes Chrissy Amon and Robert Byrens for A Cabaret Unleashed—an evening of cabaret favorites, including some surprises! Do not miss this collaboration between two of our local gifted artists!

November 14, 2019 | 7:30 PM | Betty Van Andel Opera Center

TICKETS $30
Buy online or by calling the Box Office: 616.451.2741

 

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TY COOK Meet One of the Leaders of Act I


Meet Ty Cook, one of the leaders of Act I, OGR’s young professionals group. Learn more about Act I here.

Where are you originally from?
I was originally born in Ann Arbor, MI at U of M (Go Blue), and raised in Flint,

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Queen of the Night at ArtPrize

ArtPrize 10 brings opera to life again this year. Here are 10 opera-themed exhibits to include in your ArtPrize tour before you attend the Opera Grand Rapids Season Kick-Off Party on September 28. Most notable is a nod to our premiere opera this fall, Mozart ‘s The Magic Flute.  

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Mozart’s The Magic Flute: A Masonic Opera

Mozart - the magic flute - a masonic opera narrated by Maestro James Meena Mozart’s The Magic Flute is universally recognized as being a masterpiece among masterpieces. This opera is an allegorical tale, not a fairy tale, and uses symbols to express truths about the human spirit. The overarching theme is: Harmony in human society can only be realized by the perfect union of man and woman,

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Taste buds: Meet Love’s new flavor in honor of Rigoletto.

Stop whatever you’re doing and go try Love’s Ice Cream’s new, limited-time-only flavor in honor of Rigoletto.

Opera Grand Rapids and Love’s Ice Cream have collaborated to release a new small-batch ice cream flavor in celebration of Opera Grand Rapids’ upcoming production of Rigoletto this weekend.

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