Opera Unlimited

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.

Check out the full 2019-20 Opera Unlimited Schedule below!


Season Kick Off

September 19, 2019 | 6:00pm
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Come enjoy live entertainment from local singers, experience a “live” painting by multi-dimensional Caribbean artist, Picardo, and enjoy delicious food and cash bar from local Cuban restaurant, Danzon Cubano!

TICKETS $20
Available by calling the Box Office: 616.451.2741


Arte Poesia Musica

October 10, 2019 | 7:30pm
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

A unique celebration of local Latinx artists through song, dance, and visual art. Begin this multi-sensory evening at the Betty Van Andel Opera Center by exploring an art display from local Grand Rapids artists who will be on-hand to answer questions and share more insight about their work and lives. Then be transported by Afro-Caribbean traditional drumming and dancing (Afro Gaga) alongside Opera Grand Rapids’ Emerging artists performing traditional Spanish language songs, Zarzuela, and culturally significant opera selections in a collaborative performance unlike any other. Join us for this eclectic evening that showcases artistic diversity and demonstrates the shared human condition through art, poetry, and music.

TICKETS $30
Available by calling the Box Office: 616.451.2741


A Cabaret Unleashed: An evening with Chrissy Amon & Robert Byrens

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

TICKETS $30
Available by calling the Box Office: 616.451.2741


Holiday Caroling & Concert

Details coming soon!


Roaring 2020—New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2019 | 9:00pm
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Join us as we ring in the 20’s! New for the 2019-20 Season, Opera Grand Rapids is excited to host Roaring 2020, the biggest and most chic New Year’s Eve party to attend this year! Step back in time in this 1920’s themed party while you bring in the year ’20. Enjoy a delicious spread from local restaurants along with complimentary beer, wine, and signature 1920’s themed cocktails! Costumes highly encouraged. Come celebrate the New Year with Opera Grand Rapids! Learn more here.

TICKETS $100
Available by calling the Box Office: 616.451.2741


Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Commemoration

January 20, 2020
Fountain Street Church


Collegiate Vocal Competition

March 28, 2020
Betty Van Andel Opera Center


Check back for additional performances to be added soon!


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Grand Valley State University

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