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Catch a Rising Star

Sunday, April 27, 2014 » 2:30 pm
Brock Hall, Samford University

Opera Birmingham welcomes outstanding baritone Nicholas Pallesen, winner of the 2013 Opera Competition, in an exciting debut concert to close the spectacular season of Opera Birmingham performances. Mr. Pallesen will be joining us fresh from his Metropolitan Opera debut! His star is definitely on the rise, so catch him while you can!


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Opera

36th ANNUAL OPERA COMPETITION, SEMI-FINALS

Saturday, May 17, 2014 » 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hulsey Recital Hall, UAB

Twenty outstanding young singers from around the nation compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes & performance opportunities. HEAR THE HOTTEST TALENT OF TOMORROW — TODAY!

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2014-2015 Season Tickets




Order online or call Opera Birmingham at 205-322-6737 to order your season tickets today!
(Single tickets for the 2014-2015 Season will go on sale Tuesday, September 2, 2014.)

Catch a Rising Star

Sunday, November 23, 2014 » 2:30 pm
Brock Hall, Samford University

The curtain goes up on the season and the spotlight focuses on the winner of the 36th Annual Opera Birmingham Competition! Alabama’s own “Opera Idol” takes the stage in a magnificent recital and begins the season on a high note! You can say you heard them when!
(Artist to be announced after May 2014 competition.)

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Home for the Holidays

Thursday, December 11, 2014 » 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 13, 2014 » 7:30 pm
Brock Hall, Samford University

Usher in the holidays with beautiful songs of the season, featuring a very special surprise artist who is certain to make this a sell-out! (Details will be announced soon!) A unique blend of sacred and secular, longtime favorites and new works will enchant audiences of all ages!

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Hamlet

Friday, January 23, 2015 » 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 25, 2015 » 2:30 pm
Wright Center, Samford University
In French with projected English translations
Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Opera Birmingham Chorus

Soprano Leah Partridge and baritone Corey McKern star in this thrilling and tuneful version of Shakespeare’s classic tale of the Prince of Denmark and his doomed love. French composer Ambroise Thomas’s grand opera has been a huge hit in opera houses around the world, but has never before been produced in Alabama. Opera Birmingham favorite Dona D. Vaughn returns to direct, and emerging star conductor Craig Kier makes his company debut on the podium. You will love this production! We guarantee it!

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LA BOHÈME

Friday, March 13, 2015 » 7:30 pm
Sunday March 15, 2015 » 2:30 pm
Wright Center, Samford University
In Italian with projected English translations
Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Opera Birmingham Chorus

Puccini’s perennial favorite returns to the Opera Birmingham stage after an 8-year absence, and superstar Elizabeth Futral takes on one of the greatest roles in all of opera! You’ve heard her sing with us in concert and recital, but this production marks her first ever professional staged appearance in Alabama, and her role debut as Mimi! Maestro Steven White returns to conduct one of opera’s most beloved masterpieces! This will definitely be one of the season’s hottest tickets!

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37th Annual Opera Competition, Semi-Finals

Saturday, May 16, 2015 » 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hulsey Recital Hall, UAB

Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 of the finest young singers you’ll ever hear compete for over $10,000 in prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production! Compare your picks with those of our savvy panel of 3 judges… Will your favorite win the day? (Semi-finals day pass included in season subscription; Gala Finals ticket available for priority purchase to subscribers)

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Ticket Information


Single tickets

Single tickets can be purchased for any performance in the 2013-2014 season. Order online or call Opera Birmingham at
205-322-6737.



Single tickets for the 2014-2015 Season will go on sale Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


Subscriptions

Season tickets start at just $79 for an entire season of beautiful voices and exciting drama! Order online or call Opera Birmingham at 205-322-6737 to order your season tickets today!


Season Subscribers enjoy many benefits, including priority seating and invitations to exclusive events, such as the Annual Subscriber Brunch. Season Subscribers also enjoy significant savings over single ticket prices and may also exchange tickets to any performance for tickets to another performance up to 24 hours prior to the performance.