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Subscribers enjoy 15% off performances along with the benefits listed below.

  • Save 15% compared to single ticket prices. 25% discount if you subscribe by July 25!
  • Bring-a-friend for 15% off single tickets purchased as a subscriber (excludes student tickets)
  • Seat retention and first right of refusal on your seats for the next season
  • FREE lost ticket replacement and ticket exchanges
  • Receive a tax deduction when donating back unused tickets prior to day of show
  • Save 15% on tickets to any 2021/22 Explore Opera events and performances

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2021/22 Season

Opera Week

Opera Week 2021

October 17-24, 2021
Various Locations

Schedule coming soon!

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Grand Opera | Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

by W.A. Mozart

October 22 & 24, 2021
DeVos Performance Hall

The final day in the life of Don Juan, the infamous murderer and callous seducer of women, performed in Opera Grand Rapid’s original production of Mozart’s Prague masterpiece.

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Explore Opera | Trick or Treating @ The Betty

Trick or Treating @ The Betty

October 29, 2021
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Details to be announced.

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New Year's Eve: Gothic Circus

New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2021
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Ladies and gentlemen, boys, and girls! Step right up to the Betty Van Andel Opera Center on New Year’s Eve. Clown around at our gothic circus and be dazzled by The Theatre Bizarre Orchestra. Tickets are $100 and are on sale now!

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Contemporary Opera | Stinney: An American Execution

Stinney: An American Execution

by Frances Pollock | Libretto by Tia Price

February 25 & 27, 2022
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

In 1944, George Stinney Jr. was executed at the age of 14. Wrongfully accused of the rape and murder of two white girls, George became the youngest person legally executed in America. Stinney: An American Execution spotlights the agony of this injustice as it reminds us of our aspirations for an enlightened society.

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Explore Opera | Opera is Lit

Opera is Lit

March 24, 2022
Sweet House

…literature, that is!

Musicologist Camellia Adams curates an event that aims to explore the connection between music and English-language text. From the early Baroque in England to contemporary African American poetry, Opera Grand Rapids artists will showcase pieces of literature superbly set to song.

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VanderLaan Prize

VanderLaan Prize

April 2, 2022
Betty Van Andel Opera Center

Opera Grand Rapids’ National collegiate vocal competition, recently renamed in honor of Karl & Jean VanderLaan.

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by Giacomo Puccini

April 22 & 23, 2022
DeVos Performance Hall

Puccini’s final opera takes us to mythical China. The princess Turandot has renounced love. She will only marry a prince who can answer her three riddles. Hundreds have tried – all have failed. Until an unknown Prince solves the mystery of Turandot’s riddles, and the secret to her heart. Featuring opera’s most iconic aria “Nessun dorma,” Turandot is a visual, dramatic and musical feast for the senses not to be missed.

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Night With The Opera

Night With The Opera

May 20, 2022
20 Monroe Live

Opera Grand Rapids’ annual fundraising gala. Details to be announced.

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Explore Opera | Arte, Poesia, Musica

Arte, Poesia, Musica

Coming 2022

A celebration of Latin artists through Visual Art (Arte), Spoken Word (Poesia) Music and Dance (Musica). Be transported by traditional Latin music by Opera Grand Rapids artists, along with original poets, and traditional dance performances. OGR is proud to collaborate with our creative Latin community, and to share this remarkable experience with you.

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