Cold Mountain

Lila  |   North Carolina Opera  |   September 28 & October 1, 2017  |   Get Tickets

Music by Jennifer Higdon
Libretto by Gene Scheer
Co-Production/Co-Commission by The Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Minnesota Opera in collaboration with North Carolina Opera

Based on the novel by Charles Frazier
Sung in English with English supertitles
Running time 2 hours 30 minutes, with one intermission

Wounded and suffering battle fatigue, W.P. Inman flees a Confederate military hospital near Raleigh to cross the rugged terrain toward home and his beloved Ada in Western North Carolina. Along the way, he meets a cast of characters right out of Homer’s Odyssey all while being relentlessly hunted by the marshals of the Home Guard. Meanwhile back at home, Ada fights to survive not knowing Inman’s fate and struggling with her own. Will the lovers ever be reunited?

North Carolina Opera is a proud member of the team that has brought this “fresh, vibrant” (The Washington Post) new opera and production to the stage. The best-selling novel and hit movie is now a critically acclaimed opera. A must-see event in the state where it belongs!

Silent Night

Madeleine Audebert  |   Piedmont Opera  |   October 27, 29, 31, 2017  |   Get Tickets

Piedmont Opera is producing Silent Night to honor the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the Great War. This will be the first time the opera has been produced in North Carolina.

Silent Night based on the screenplay by Christian Carion for the motion picture Joyeux Noël produced by Nord-Ouest Production Commissioned by Minnesota Opera – A Minnesota Opera New Works Initiative Production Music by Kevin Puts Libretto by Mark Campbell by arrangement with Aperto Press, publisher Bill Holab Music: Sole Agent

James Allbritten, Conductor

Cynthia Stokes, Director

Norman Coates, Scene Designer

Commissioned by Minnesota Opera with co-producer Opera Company of Philadelphia, Silent Night opened on November 12, 2011 at the Ordway Theater, St. Paul Minnesota to great critical acclaim and standing-room-only houses for the entirety of its run. The opera is sung in English, German, French, Italian and Latin.

Savannah Voice Festival

Festival Apprentice Artist  |   Sherrill Milnes Voice Programs  |   August 2-28, 2017  |   Get Tickets

Led by opera legend SHERRILL MILNES, the Savannah VOICE Festival takes place in the “Hostess City” of Savannah, Georgia from August 5-27, 2017. It is a celebration of the classical voice with over 25 performances, including operas, concerts, food and wine events, and masterclasses. Offering music from opera, musical theatre and song, this year’s highlights include Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, and a preview of Michael Ching’s new opera Anna Hunter, as well as International, Broadway and Sacred Song nights. The Westin Savannah Harbor Resort is the backdrop for many events as well as historic places around the city.

Magnolia Ball

Soloist  |   Piedmont Opera  |   May 20, 2017  |   Get Tickets

        Join Piedmont Opera for our largest fundraiser, the 26th annual Magnolia Ball.

Eastern Music Festival/Greensboro Opera Collaboration Concert

Soloist  |   Greensboro Opera  |   July 12, 2017  |   Get Tickets

Eastern Music Festival and the Greensboro Opera’s annual collaboration features music from Grand Opera and the Broadway stage

Chamber Music Concert

Soloist  |   Piedmont Opera  |   April 2, 2017  |   Get Tickets

Principal Conductor James Albritten, tenor, will host the afternoon of opera with other fine singers, and accompanied by Allison Gagnon, piano.

Recent Engagements

2017 Elvira L'italiana in Algeri Piedmont Opera
2016 Soloist L'enfance du Christ North Carolina Symphony
2016 Micaëla La Tragédie de Carmen A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute
2016 Elena Il cappello di paglia di Firenze A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute
2016 Mrs. Nordstrom A Little Night Music Piedmont Opera
2015 Adele Die Fledermaus A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute
2015 Papagena Die Zauberflöte Piedmont Opera
2015 The Foreign Woman The Consul A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute
2014 Vixen The Cunning Little Vixen Trentino Music Festival
2014 Soloist Messiah (Handel) Mozart Club