PLEASE NOTE: Our season subscription includes The Magic Flute, Glory Denied, The Elixir of Love, and Voices of Our Time. To purchase a season subscription, add the individual events to your cart and the subscription price will automatically populate at check-out.
Friday, September 22, 2023 | 6 PM
Experience Annapolis Opera’s season opening like never before!
Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 3 PM
The Magic Flute was an instant success, reaching 100 performances some 13 months after its 1791 premiere. Maestro Craig Kier leads a presentation that reveals why audiences of all ages continue to embrace this opera and the complicated themes revealed in Mozart’s final opera.
Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 3 PM
Join Chris Ruli, historian and researcher of Freemasonry, as we examine Mozart and his connection to the world’s oldest fraternity — the Freemasons. Ruli explores the institution’s history, Mozart’s own involvement in Freemasonry, and the fraternity’s symbols and influences in one of Mozart’s enduring works — The Magic Flute.
Friday, October 27, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 29, 2023 | 3 PM
A fantastical adventure about a prince and a bird-catcher on their quest to find true love!
Sunday, October 29, 2023 | Post-Performance
Join Annapolis Opera’s Artistic and Music Director, Craig Kier, with members of the cast for a brief conversation following the Sunday matinee performance of The Magic Flute.
Saturday, January 13, 2024 | 3 PM
Maestro Craig Kier introduces the music of Tom Cipullo, one of the most often performed composers of today, and the rightful place Glory Denied has earned as part of operatic canon. With a musical language that welcomes all audiences, this opera reveals the power of exploring the complicated stories of our time and the lasting and healing effect it can have upon us all.
Saturday, January 20, 2024 | 3 PM
Taylor Baldwin Kiland, author of Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton and Unwavering: The Wives Who Fought to Ensure No Man is Left Behind, brings a moving presentation on the effects of the Viet Nam War at home. Learn about the struggles of POW families, the tumultuous politics and antiwar protests, and the unfolding drama of the wives who endured an epic home front battle to make the fate of America’s POWs and missing men a national priority. Discover the lasting impact these events had during a time of seismic socioeconomic upheaval taking place in America.
Saturday, January 27, 2024 | 2 PM
Sunday, January 28, 2024 | 2 PM
Join the Annapolis Opera for a pre-performance discussion before Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied.
Saturday, January 27, 2024 | Post-Performance
Sunday, January 28, 2024 | Post-Performance
Join Annapolis Opera’s Artistic and Music Director, Craig Kier, with members of the cast for a brief conversation following the performance of Glory Denied.
Saturday, February 24, 2024 | 3 PM
Created by bel canto’s foremost composer of the first half of the 19th century, Gaetano Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love has captivated audiences since its 1832 premiere. Maestro Craig Kier explores the music behind this infectious masterpiece that continues to bubble with delight and amusement!
Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 3 PM
From potions to punch bowls, mixed drinks have a surprisingly long history. Learn the history, purpose, and magic of elixirs we now call cocktails!
Friday, March 15, 2024 | 6:30 PM
Sunday, March 17, 2024 | 2 PM
Join the Annapolis Opera for a pre-performance discussion before Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love.
Sunday, March 17, 2024 | Post-Performance
Join Annapolis Opera’s Artistic and Music Director, Craig Kier, with members of the cast for a brief conversation following the Sunday matinee performance of The Elixir of Love.
Sunday, May 5, 2024 | 3 PM
Your chance to hear the most talented rising stars in the classical vocal world!