Get ready for some legendary Texas hospitality when OVI visits Austin November 21-24. Starting with Austin Lyric’s production of Verdi’s Don Carlo on Thursday and a full weekend of events through Saturday night, expect to meet fellow opera supporters and lovers of this splendid art form. More information about the schedule of events can be found here. Download registration and contact information here.
Each year, organizations and individuals throughout North America delight and engage opera fans old and new with hundreds of free events. From backstage tours to flash performances and YouTube contests, National Opera Week has activities for everyone, everywhere. Opera America has taken the lead on this exciting annual event. Opera Volunteers International is a member of Opera America, as are 150 professional opera companies, 300 associates and businesses, and 2,000 individuals.
How can I participate?
National Opera Week is a great chance to gain attention for your opera company, association, school or business. Events should be fun, free and open to the public and can take place anywhere — even online! In addition to the opera house, previous National Opera Week venues include libraries, parks, bars and restaurants, train stations, art museums, schools, shopping centers, and many more. View Sample Activities.
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If you have questions about National Opera Week or to discuss event ideas, contact Patricia K. Johnson at [email protected]
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Opera America will list National Opera Week 2013 events on its website in early October.