We have a wonderful season planned
as we celebrate our 32nd anniversary of
providing affordable opera in an intimate setting!
Starting this season, we enhance our production schedule with added presentations in the spring, we add even more educational performances in schools, libraries and community centers through our Overtures series, as well as expanding and developing new musical programming featuring developing young artists.
We are pleased to share with you our wonderful 2017 season, and we hope that you will “Save the Dates” and join us for a special year of performances:
Opera Dinner at the Woodwinds
January 28, 2017
Opera Theater of Connecticut launches its 2017 season at the Woodwinds Banquet Hall in collaboration with Café Allegre of Madison. This intimate event, initiating OTC’s 32nd season, features highlights of Opera Theater of Connecticut’s presentations during this new year.
For a look at the full, new menu and to order your places at the table, click here.
Sanibel Music Festival
An Evening with the Gershwin Brothers
March 21, 2017
Featuring six wonderful singers performing a variety of the Gershwin brothers’ best and most familiar tunes.
Fantastic French Composers
March 25, 2017
Bizet, Gounod, and Massenet brought to life by professional opera singers and narrated by Alan Mann in a glorious selection of French opera.
Love is in the Air
April 1, 2017
Nelson Hall at Elim Park, Cheshire, CT 06410
A special concert of music for the lover in you and your beloved, featuring opera, Broadway and tales of love, featuring a wonderful ensemble of professional singers.
Romeo & Juliet, In Verse and Music
May 20, 2017
Andrews Memorial Theater, Clinton, CT
Marking the beginning of our expanded seasons, we present the two geniuses of Gounod and Shakespeare, combined in this delightful pairing of opera and verse by singers and actors.
To order your tickets to this new and innovative performance, click here.
Wine, Women, and Song
June 18, 2017
at the Woodwinds
Our twelfth annual Opera Gala and wine-tasting: Wine, Women and Song. Join us at the spacious and glorious WoodWinds as we toast the new season and prepare for a powerful August presentation of Puccini’s moving and dynamic tragic opera Madama Butterfly (see details below).
This gala promises to be another sold-out event, so to reserve your “wine glasses” click here.
August 8, 10, 12, 13, 2017
Opera Theater of Connecticut’s 2017 MainStage performances of Puccini’s melodic and moving tragic opera, Madama Butterfly. The production will be sung in Italian with English supertitles for enhanced audience enjoyment and appreciation, accompanied by Opera Theater’s orchestra and chorus.
To order your tickets to the show, your seats at Opera Talk, and your boxed suppers click here.
Concert/Lecture Series at Evergreen Woods
A series of thematically linked lectures by Artistic Director Alan Mann and concerts with professional opera singers.
Love at the Opera—Lecture: February 8; Concert: February 13
Puccini, the People’s Composer—Lecture: May 10; Concert: May15
The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein—Lecture: September 6; Concert: September 11
North Branford, CT
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