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PORTLAND OPERA NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Opera in Portland.

Portland Opera Announces 2019/20 Season Photo Portland Opera Announces 2019/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019

Portland Opera is pleased to announce programming for the company's 56th season, which will open on October 25, 2019. The season will launch with one of the most powerful operas of all time, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, starring internationally acclaimed soprano Hiromi Omura in the title role. In Feb...
Portland Opera Presents 2019 Big Night Concert Photo Portland Opera Presents 2019 Big Night Concert
by A.A. Cristi - April 10, 2019

Portland Opera is thrilled to present the company's annual Big Night concert on May 11, 2019 at the Keller Auditorium. Music Director George Manahan will lead the Portland Opera chorus, orchestra, resident artists, and guest soloists in an evening of some of the most beautiful music ever composed, w...
Portland Opera Presents The Portland Premiere Of Laura Kaminsky's AS ONE Photo Portland Opera Presents The Portland Premiere Of Laura Kaminsky's AS ONE
by A.A. Cristi - February 04, 2019

Portland Opera is delighted to bring Laura Kaminsky's beautiful chamber opera to Portland audiences for the first time. In this stunning coming-of-age story, two voices-a mezzo-soprano and a baritone-share the role of our transgender heroine Hannah as she endeavors to resolve the discord between her...
Portland Opera To Go Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Photo Portland Opera To Go Presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by A.A. Cristi - November 05, 2018

Portland Opera is thrilled to present a 50-minute, English and Spanish-language version of Rossini's The Barber of Seville as 2018's Portland Opera to Go production. For almost 20 years, Portland Opera to Go has travelled throughout Oregon and SW Washington with an opera adaptation targeted for stud...
Portland Opera Launches 2018/19 Season With LA TRAVIATA Photo Portland Opera Launches 2018/19 Season With LA TRAVIATA
by A.A. Cristi - September 20, 2018

Portland Opera is thrilled to begin the 2018/19 season with Verdi's La Traviata.  A crown jewel of grand opera, La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valery as she falls in love with Alfredo Germont. Haunted by her reputation and illness, Violetta nav...