Operas & Events

Arias & Encores

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3 PM
Calvary United Methodist Church | Annapolis, MD

Join us for our first concert of the 2017 – 2018 season, showcasing a mix of favorite arias and duets from opera and musical theatre, performed by some of Annapolis Opera’s favorite female singers!

The Billy Goats Gruff: A Children’s Opera

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11 AM
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts | Annapolis, MD

This exciting adaptation of a classic fairy tale, set to favorite opera arias, is the perfect way to share the magic of live opera with the children in your life! Presented in partnership with Towson University’s Opera in a Can.

Take a Chance on Love

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3 PM
Rams Head Center Stage at Live! Casino | Hanover, MD

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a concert of the greatest popular and opera love songs that celebrate the wise and the foolish in their pursuit of love.

La Traviata

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8 PM & Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3 PM
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts | Annapolis, MD

Inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ play La Dame aux Camélias, La Traviata shows us the tragic struggle of a Parisian courtesan, Violetta, who is torn between her desire for true love and retaining her fashionable way of life. Despite Giuseppe Verdi proclaiming the premiere a fiasco, the opera has become one of the most produced works in the opera canon.

30th Annual Vocal Competition

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10 AM & Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3 PM
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts | Annapolis, MD

For over 29 years, Annapolis Opera’s Vocal Competition has given opera students and young professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region the opportunity to hone their craft by performing for a blue-ribbon panel of judges comprised of respected music educators and opera performers. It also gives Artistic Director Ronald J. Gretz a chance to discover new talent for upcoming Annapolis Opera productions. The competition is fierce, with the eight finalists selected from more than 100 outstanding applicants! Prizes total more than $10,000, with each finalist receiving from $500 to $3,500.

Concert in the Park

Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 5 PM
Quiet Waters Park | Annapolis, MD

Join us for a FREE outdoor concert of opera, operetta, and musical theatre favorites!