The Magic Flute: Pre-opera Dinner with Maestro Meena

Friday, October 26, 2018

Join Opera Ambassadors before The Magic Flute performance on Friday, October 26th for another exciting evening with the Maestro. Opera Grand Rapids’ Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro James Meena, will stroll the tables during dinner and give the history and background of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. You don’t want to miss this presentation. After dinner, walk over to DeVos Performance Hall to enjoy the performance. Parking passes are available for the 5th/3rd lot off Monroe as you arrive at the University Club.

University Club
111 Lyon St NW # 1025, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
10th floor of the 5/3 Bank Downtown
5:30 PM

Tickets $45 Pre-assigned seating will be available.
Free Parking 5/3 Bank lot

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

OPERAtunity, a collaboration between St. Cecilia Music Center and Opera Grand Rapids, gives middle school and high school groups, individuals and homeschool families a behind-the-scenes snapshot of themes and characters, drama and music of each opera.

OPERAtunity: THE MAGIC FLUTE by W. A. Mozart

6:00 pm Opera Talk- guest speaker from the production
6:30 pm Pizza dinner
7:30 pm Performance at Devos Performance Hall

OPERAtunity is $10 per person and includes opera talk, dinner and dress rehearsal performance.

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Opera Performance – The Magic Flute
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27, 2018

Opera Grand Rapids’ love affair with the prodigy from Salzburg continues with his final beloved masterpiece, The Magic Flute. Performed in English, this magical allegorical tale of equality between all men and women has enchanted audiences since its premiere more than two hundred years ago. Opera Grand Rapids’ production stars acclaimed artists John Viscardi as the comic Papageno and Jana McIntyre as the star-blazing Queen of the Night, with the Opera Grand Rapids Chorus and the Grand Rapids Symphony under the baton of Artistic Director Maestro James Meena.

DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
7:30 PM

Tickets from $26
Student Tickets $5
Group Ticket discounts available

Season Subscription Discount 15% till October 24

Collegiate Vocal Competition Concert

Sunday, March 31, 2019

The Opera Grand Rapids 2018-2019 Season Collegiate Vocal Competition will be held the weekend of March 30-31, 2019 at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center. College students will have the opportunity to compete in one of two divisions for a chance to sing in the Final Round Concert and receive cash prizes.

Betty Van Andel Opera Center

1320 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
7:00 PM

Admission is free and open to the public

Opera Performance – La Traviata
Music by Giuseppe Verdi

Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15, 2019

The heartbreaking true story of Parisian courtesan Marie Duplessis became the classic novella that inspired the films Camille, Pretty Woman and Moulin Rouge. The great Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi retells her story in one of the greatest operas of all time, La Traviata. Opera Grand Rapids’ production in the elegant setting of St. Cecilia Music Center stars Metropolitan Opera star soprano Elizabeth Caballero. Elizabeth is joined by “one of the most exciting new vocal talents to emerge on the international stage,” Tenor Zach Borichevsky as Alfredo, and Opera Grand Rapids favorite Mark Rucker as his father, Germont.

St. Cecilia Music Center
Royce Auditorium
24 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
7:30 PM

Tickets from $26
Student Tickets $5
Group Ticket discounts available

Season Subscription Discount 15% till October 24

Tickets for the 2018-2019 season are available through Opera Grand Rapids Box Office, (616) 451-2741, 1320 East Fulton Street or on-line at Ticketmaster. For additional details on Opera Grand Rapids’ 2018-19 season, visit