Opera Omaha Presents ‘Falstaff’

February 8th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Singurdarson was born and raised in Iceland. His pursuit of opera led him the England, Scotland, and he eventually settled in Germany. Since he turned toward the US, he’s found no shortage of opportunity. His first performance stateside was scheduled for this spring in Denver, which then moved up after another call from Minneapolis, but now he’ll also be taking the lead role for Opera Omaha, making this weekend  his official North American debut.

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Opera Omaha Presents Puccini’s “Tosca”

October 31st, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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‘French Masterpieces’ from Opera Vox

October 13th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—If you’re not acquainted with the talent of Opera Omaha’s performers yet, this Sunday morning might be a chance with Opera Vox, a new performance series in collaboration with Gallery 1516 and Hal France. This isn’t an opera or selections from opera, but rather song cycles for voice and piano. Visitors can enjoy a light breakfast, coffee and art song.

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Opera Moves Outdoors

August 25th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Saturday, Turner Park at Midtown Crossing will host Opera Omaha’s fifth Opera Outdoors concert. This isn’t a full opera, but rather a selection of some popular tunes as well as a preview for Opera Omaha’s upcoming season—Arias, duets and full choral pieces from Verdi, Puccini, and Cherubini.

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Opera Omaha Will Present Contemporary Tragicomedy, “Flight.”

April 21st, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Opera Omaha will show Flight, directed by James Darrah, Friday, April 21 and Sunday, April 23.
Flight tells the story of a diverse bunch of travelers trapped in an airport during inclement weather. A couple sorts out their relationship while flight attendants engage in a romantic tryst. All of their narratives are tied together by the story of a refugee living in the terminal of the airport, played by internationally performing countertenor Nicholas Tamagna.

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Pianist Sean Kelly joins Opera Omaha for “Cosi fan Tutte”

February 7th, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

KELLY: “Even when I was studying piano seriously, I always listened to Opera and there were singers that I liked, and composers and all the conductors that I liked that really had little to nothing to do with piano repertoire, which really should have given it away. Even back then, I wasn’t really going to be a pianist, pianist, I was going to work with Opera.”

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