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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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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2018-2019 Season Kick-Off Party at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Friday, September 28, 2018
Betty Van Andel Opera Center
6:00 PM
Tickets $20

Opera Grand Rapids 2018-2019 season kicks off with a party on September 28, providing a chance for opera lovers and newcomers to meet artists they normally only get to see on stage.

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