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

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Belting on the Beltline

We are excited to partner with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership for Belting on the BeltLine. ​This new collaboration ​will bring free operatic performances to open-air locations and schools along the Atlanta BeltLine, including the Atlanta Opera Studio Tour productions of The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville, and a series of “pop-up” mini-performances. Stayed tuned for performance information and dates coming soon!

Funding for Belting on the BeltLine provided by the Building Community Network’s Collaborative Innovation Grant, led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits and The Home Depot Foundation.

Performance Dates:

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2 p.m. | Washington Park 
The Atlanta Opera teams up with the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership for the first performance in our new Belting on the BeltLine series! The Atlanta Opera Studio performs The Magic Flute – for kids at the Washington Park Jamboree.
Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1 p.m. | Skyline Park Atlanta
Belting on the BeltLine: A Slice of Summer
Join us for pop-up opera the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership’s A Slice of Summer.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. | Lee & White | 933 Lee St., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
The National Anthem at the BeltLine’s Westside 5K
Soprano and TAO Chorus member Tiffany Uzojie will sing the National Anthem at the BeltLine’s Westside 5K. Presented by The Atlanta Opera and the Atlanta Beltline Partnership as a part of theBelting on the BeltLine series.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 8 p.m. | The Bakery Atlanta | 825 Warner St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Belting on the BeltLine at A.M.F.M. Summer Fest
Created and performed by soprano Jayme Alilaw and pianist and composer B.E. Boykin, La Femme Noire, honors contributions and accomplishments of Black women as composers and performers through an evening of music. Presented by The Atlanta Opera and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership as a part of the Belting on the BeltLine series.

Please note:
There is no parking on-site during this event. Using a ride-sharing service is encouraged.

Free & open to the public
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Art Over Dinner

Sunday September 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. | Art Farm at Serenbe | 10455 Atlanta Newnan Road, Palmetto, GA, 30268
Art Over Dinner featuring Atlanta Contemporary & The Atlanta Opera
Collaborative performance by soprano Jayme Alilaw and multi-disciplinary artist Masud Olufani
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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.

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Veterans & Current Military

Veterans and active military servicemen and women can experience grand opera on our mainstage for FREE all season long. Depending on availability, tickets may be reserved up to one week in advance of performances. Once our veterans and active military tickets are released, simply fill out the online form to claim up to four tickets per production.

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.

Holiday Concert

“I loved her and she left me.”
Country song or opera aria? Or both?

Join us for From Opera to Opry, our annual holiday concert. Opera stars Michael Mayes, Leah Partridge, Corey Crider, and Jonathan Burton bring together two completely different ways of singing in this hilarious and highly entertaining return to The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse. Dinner and drinks available for purchase starting at 6:15 p.m.

From Opera to Opry
2018 Date and time TBD

In collaboration with

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