Update to Community Events in March

Concert: Rhythm of the Roots

Postponed to June 27, 2020 at 7pm

Join Challenge the Stats for a free concert that will features classical performance, spoken word, and interactive conversation to honor often-overlooked cultural history in the arts and to spark dialogue founded on truth and justice. Atlanta Opera Studio artist, soprano Jouelle Roberson will perform. FREE and open to the public.
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Lecture: History of Opera in Atlanta with Special Guest Alfred Kennedy

Postponed to a later date to be announced

Join Alfred Kennedy, opera lover and former Executive Director and Board Member of The Atlanta Opera, to learn about the history of opera in Atlanta. FREE and open to the public, this event is part of the Atlanta Preservation Center’s 2020 Phoenix Flies Festival, a celebration of Atlanta’s historic sites – it will take place at the Atlanta Preservation Center’s L.P. Grant Mansion.
The 2020 Phoenix Flies Festival has been canceled. More information here:


The Atlanta Opera strives to make opera accessible through a variety of diverse programming and community partnerships in and around Metro-Atlanta.


Community Performances: Hansel and Gretel

The Atlanta Opera Studio Tour presents special performances of Hansel and Gretel in which students are invited to take center stage alongside Atlanta Opera artists. Suitable for all ages, Hansel and Gretel brings students on an adventure through a magical world filled with mystical forest animals, a captivating Sandman, and lots of sweets!

BeltLine After Dark | Saturday, October 19 at 7 p.m. | Ashview Community Garden | 1199 Fenwood St SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

Dublin Arts Council | Theatre Dublin | 314 Academy Ave, Dublin, GA 31021

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11 a.m.

Clayton State University | Spivey Hall | 2000 Clayton State Blvd, Morrow, GA 30260

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 9:45 a.m.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:15 a.m.

City Springs, Byers Theatre | Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. | 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta | Saturday, January 25 at 11 a.m. | 1328 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309

Clayton County Performing Arts Center | Saturday, February 1 at 2:00 p.m. | 2530 Mt Zion Parkway, Jonesboro, GA 30236


Pre-Opera Talks

Join us one hour prior to the start of each mainstage performance for an informative talk about the evening’s opera. Learn the story behind the opera and what inspired the composer and librettist. Conducted by artists and opera aficionados, pre-opera talks give you a better understanding of the opera and a boost of energy before the curtain goes up. FREE with your ticket; seating is general admission.


Veterans & Current Military

Experience the art form that has it all – music, drama, comedy, dance, big sets, intricate costumes and storylines ripped right from the headlines!

The Atlanta Opera would like to invite all veterans and current military servicemen and women to attend each of our mainstage productions for FREE, including La Cenerentola, Salome, Porgy and Bess, and Madama Butterfly.  

Reserve your four free tickets now by filling out the form below. Tickets must be reserved at least seven days in advance of the performance, and will be e-mailed to the address provided. Each performance happens live at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.

(Maximum of four tickets per household.)

With generous support from The Home Depot Foundation, The Atlanta Opera is able to offer these free benefits to veterans, active duty and military families. The Home Depot Foundation and The Atlanta Opera thank you for your service.