Hansel and Gretel 2024

Sunday, December 15, 2024 Back by popular demand, on December 15th, 2024 at 2 p.m. at the Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 East Main St., Clinton, Opera Theater of Connecticut will present its acclaimed reduced version of Hansel and Gretel. The opera is sung in English, accompanied by piano and features a children’s chorus and dancing angels.…

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Singing Sondheim on the Shoreline

Stephen Sondheim is described by Frank Rich of The New York Times as “the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American music theater.”  Celebrate Sondheim’s amazing and brilliant career with Opera Theater of Connecticut and a group of first-rate professional singers through an exciting selection of moving pieces from his acclaimed and insightful shows,…

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DON GIOVANNI

join us in August for the intense and powerful, Don Giovanni Mozart’s masterpiece of seduction, deception, and divine justice, Don Giovanni, has been called the finest opera ever by many. Mozart’s moralistic opera (which he himself catalogued as a dramma giocoso) takes us through the infamous Don’s last day on earth before Retribution, in the…

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WINE, WOMEN, AND SONG

We are pleased to announce the return, on Sunday, June 9, 2024, starting at 5:00PM, of one of our most popular events, Wine, Women, and Song. Celebrate them in a lovely concert of arias, duets, and ensembles dedicated to the appreciation of wine, women, and, certainly, love! Combine this with an entertaining wine tasting and…

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Gilbert and Sullivan: Memorable Music, Madness, and Mayhem

Then comes our annual concert at the Sanibel (FL) Music Festival, which continues to put on its series after the devastation of Hurricane Ian. Our Gilbert and Sullivan: Memorable Music, Madness, and Mayhem concert will present six singers and Alan Mann, serving in his position of Chief Raconteur. We guarantee the topsy-turvey world of G&S…

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Love is in the Air

We start our 39th year on Sunday, February 11, 2024, with Love is in the Air, a concert to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Avon Library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001 as a part of their Sundays at Three series. The free one-hour concert begins at 3PM and features four amazing singers singing…

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HANSEL and GRETEL

December 10, 2023 Back by popular demand, on December 10th, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 East Main St., Clinton, Opera Theater of Connecticut will present its acclaimed reduced version of Hansel and Gretel. The opera is sung in English, accompanied by piano and features a children’s chorus and dancing angels. Abridged…

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Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers

Rossini wrote L’Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) when he was 21, saying that he composed the opera in 18 days. The music is characteristic of Rossini’s style, remarkable for its fusion of sustained, manic energy with elegant, pristine melodies. The work was first performed at the Teatro San Benedetto, Venice on May…

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WINE, WOMEN, AND SONG

After years without this always exciting, always informative Opera Gala and wine-tasting, Opera Theater of Connecticut once again presents its Spring Gala Concert, Wine Women, and Song. Celebrate them in a lovely concert of arias, duets and ensembles dedicated to the appreciation of wine, music and, certainly, love! Combine this with an entertaining wine tasting…

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Lerner and Loewe: Wit and Glamor Personified

Spanning three decades and nine musicals lyricist and librettist Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick Loewe are known for being behind the creation of critical on-stage successes such as My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, and Camelot along with the musical film Gigi. Lerner and Loewe: wit and glamour personified, our eighth Broadway-based musical theater concert at…

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