Lucia Di Lammermoor
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 2:30pm
Directed by Marc Astafan with Conductor Michael Ching. Trapped in a feud between two Scottish families, Lucia is forced by her brother to abandon her true love and enter into a political marriage. The tormented Lucia slowly slips into insanity. Based on Sir Walter Scott’s Gothic masterpiece, Lucia di Lammermoor is an enduring tale filled with mystery, apparitions, secret affairs, and murder.
Speed Dating Tonight!
October 25th and 26th, 2013 at 7:30pm
October 27th, 2013 at 2:30pm
Conducted by the composer Michael Ching. “Tell me your story, then I’ll tell you mine. And let me order you another glass of wine.” One of the many pick-up lines you may hear at this speed dating session. Set in a contemporary club, you might encounter an exercise fanatic, a cat lover, a bassoon player, a shy origamist – who knows who you will meet at Speed Dating Tonight!
Amahl and the Night Visitors
November 8th and 9th, 2013 at 8:00pmNovember 10th, 2013 at 4:00pm and 8:00pm
One the Eve of the first Christmas, a humble shepherd boy and his mother encounter three kings traveling afar to greet the coming Christ-child. In the course of one extraordinary night, Amahl, his mother, and the royal sojourners experience a miracle inspired by faith, love, and generosity.
The Very Last Green Thing
School Performances Friday, February 7, 2014 at 10am and 1pm
Public Performance Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
Public performance is February 8th. Performances for the area schools will be on February 7th. In the year 2413, a classroom of students venture on a rare field trip “outside.” Led by their android teacher they discover a time capsule containing curious items from the past. As each child retrieves an item a timid girl named Amy unexpectedly comes across something quite unusual – the very last green thing on earth.
The Threepenny Opera
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2:30pm
Directed by Walker Lewis with Conductor Braden Toan. Known to the underworld as Mack the Knife, Mackie Messer weaves his wicked way through the back alleys of Victorian London. In this beggar’s opera, Mack pursues the virtuous Polly Peachum while endeavoring to evade the ever-present threat of the hangman’s noose.
School Performances Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10am and 1pm
Public Performance Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 7:30pm
Amarillo Opera’s Musica Variada features Hispanic artists in a variety of musical styles from classical to pop. An annual favorite of our regional audience, this concert spotlights the rich diversity of the Texas Panhandle in an evening of song. Join us in this celebration of the Latino and Hispanic cultures.
July 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th 2014
Adapted from the notable Dicken’s novel, this tale follows twists and turns in the life of a trusting young boy named Oliver. Along the way he is lured into the business of pick-pocketing by the Artful Dodger. As fortune would have it, Oliver sticks his hand in the coat of Mr. Brownlow, a man who changes Oliver’s world in an unexpected way!