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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La Passion de Carmen: Preview Performance

La Passion de Carmen horses and riders as well as some of the cast will perform a “preview presentation” as a fundraiser on June 4, 2022, at 1pm at Idlenot Farm, 188 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT, 06413. THIS PREVIEW PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT. We hope to see you at our full performances on September 10…

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La Traviata

As OTC celebrates its 37th season of producing affordable opera in an intimate setting, we present La Traviata, Verdi’s timeless story of the beautiful courtesan who falls in love with a handsome, adoring poet, leading to their individual heart-breaking conclusions.  Performances on Thursday, August 11 at 7:30PM and two matinees on Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and…

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La Passion de Carmen: In the Arena

Then, in a collaboration with Patricia Norcia Dressage and High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Opera Theater is proud to present La Passion de Carmen. Imagine listening to highlights from one of the most beloved and tragic operas sung by amazing singers and interspersed with a troupe of choreographed dancing Spanish and Lusitano horses performing to more Carmen musical highlights—all…

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Hansel & Gretel

To conclude 2022, Opera Theater of Connecticut presents the family favorite, Hansel & Gretel, on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 1:00PM at the Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 East Main Street in Clinton. As part of Clinton’s Christmas Weekend, and in collaboration with Clinton’s acclaimed children’s theater company, Kidz Konnection, we will present a one-hour and fifteen minutes, with intermission,…

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