Opera Calendar

Below you can find all of our upcoming shows. Check back regularly for news and updates. We look forward to seeing you at the Opera!

Featured Event!

BROADWAY ON THE VINES - Black Tie Fundraiser at Cass Winery

Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 6pm | Cass Winery Barrel Room

It's OperaSLO's annual season kick-off fundraiser with a new twist - dress up and enjoy an evening of magical Broadway in the Barrel Room of Cass Winery! Our exciting Americana Extravaganza features seven nationally acclaimed singers from Valley Opera Performing Arts, including special guest appearance by OperaSLO Resident Artist, Alba Franco-Cancel. This elegant experience is accompanied by members of the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra conducted by Maestro Alhadeff.

In perfect harmony with our musical bounty, this Central Coast classic happens in Cass Winery's hilltop Barrel Room, with large roll-up doors exposing the beautiful surrounding vines, ancient oaks, and gorgeous landscape just feet away! Ticket price includes complimentary wine, and elegant hors d'oeuvres. $125 per person. Click the link below to purchase tickets now, or, turn your experience "overnight" with a comprehensive package that includes a stay at the Geneseo Inn, just feet away from the concert (extremely limited availability - contact Cass Winery immediatly at (805) 239-8969).


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Virtual Summer Opera Camp

Monday, July 12-23 | Virtual Through Zoom

Does your child love to sing? Love to act? Try Opera Camp July 12-23!

Join the OperaSLO Opera Camp for this year's virtual edition. Students will take part in daily group voice lessons, acting classes, private coaching sessions, and masterclasses given by instructors and performing artists from all over the US...all without leaving their bedrooms!

All classes and coachings will occur via Zoom and will culminate in a final "Watch Party" performance of "For The Love of Music: A Journey Through the American Songbook" on Friday, July 23rd at 6PM.

Children will learn:

Correct vocal technique
Drama and stage movement
Ear-training and musicianship
Part singing and choral techniques
Use of props, costumes & make up
Daily vocal, stretch, and movement exercises

July 12–23, 2021 - Monday thru Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm PST

$275 per participant

Learn more and apply by downloading our opera camp application here. Apply for a Virtual Opera Camp Scholarship here.

For more information, contact our office at (805) 782-7342 or marissa@marissabloom.com.

Please click the video images below to see short videos on what past opera camps were like:


VIRTUAL OPERA CAMP 2020: The Wind It Blows

OPERA CAMP 2019: The Mikado

OPERA CAMP 2018: The Magic Flute

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HANSEL & GRETEL - Mother's Day Weekend

May 7 & 8, 2022 | Performing Arts Center, SLO

To order tickets by phone, call (805) 756-4849. Box office times here.

Celebrate Mother's Day weekend with Engelbert Humperdinck's “Hansel and Gretel” - perfect for the entire family! Presented for the first time since 2006, this brand new production closely follows the traditional Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Originally written in German, our updated production is performed IN ENGLISH. After a thrilling OperaSLO directorial debut with our 2019 production of South Pacific, Zach Johnson returns to lead an internationally acclaimed cast of opera stars this our new, fantastic grand production! Experience vocal brilliance, ballet, chorus, elaborate sets and costumes, all accompanied by the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra conducted by Brian Asher Alhadeff.

Saturday | May 7, 2021 | 7:00pm
Sunday | May 8, 2021 | 2:00pm

Performances are approximately 2-hours, including a 20-minute intermission.

A pre-opera talk by OperaSLO Board Member Dr. John Frey will begin one hour before curtain at both performances.

Want to know what an Opera San Luis Obispo grand production is like? See our media page to experience a short video from a recent past production!

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MET Live in HD 2021/22 SEASON

TEN OPERAS: Select Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm at the PAC

The MET Live in HD is presented at Miossi Hall Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo through the co-sponsorship of Opera San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Arts. Tickets go on sale this summer at www.pacslo.org or by calling (805) 756-4849 Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm.

Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky | Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 2pm

Fire Shut Up My Bones by Terence Blanchard | Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 2pm

Eurydice by G.F. Handel | Sunday, January 2, 2022 - 2pm

Cinderella by Goacchino Rossini | Sunday, January 16, 2022 - 2pm

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi | Sunday, February 20, 2022 - 2pm

Ariadne aux Naxos by Richard Strauss | Sunday, March 27, 2022 - 2pm

Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi | Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 2pm

Turandot by Giacomo Puccini | Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 2pm

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti | Saturday, June 4, 2022 - 2pm

Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas | Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 2pm

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