August 31, 2021

Richard Trey Smagur: Love Letter to Atlanta

In the fifth installment of Love Letters to Atlanta, Trey Smagur talks to Tomer Zvulun about his influences, growing up in the foothills of north Georgia and more. Smagur performs "Mr. Cellophane" from Chicago.
August 23, 2021

The Threepenny Opera

In the Big Tent adaptation of The Threepenny Opera, an army of puppets are led by their live doppelgängers. Classic tunes including “Mack the Knife,” “Pirate Jenny” and ballads for broken relationships, struggle, love, life and death are the heart of the production. Filmed by Felipe Barral and directed by Tomer Zvulun. Featuring Jay Hunter Morris, Kelly Kaduce, and Kevin Burdette.
August 17, 2021

The Threepenny Carmen

Set at the fringes of society, Bizet’s music is intertwined with the dramatic stomps and flourishes of flamenco in an all-new version that explores a modern Carmen.The Threepenny Carmen walks a thin line between lust and death in one of opera’s most iconic love triangles.
August 17, 2021

Megan Marino: Love Letter to Atlanta

In Megan Marino's Love Letter to Atlanta, she sings “Seguidilla” from a Carmen created during the pandemic storm of 2020. Her letter salutes the company she made home, the audience that embraced her and the anticipation we all feel about getting back to live, indoor performances. It was filmed in May 2021 at The Atlanta Opera Big Tent and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Marino’s performance is the fourth of a series of Love Letters to Atlanta, featuring the stellar Atlanta Opera Company Players. Each Love Letter includes visually stunning capture of a song with great meaning to the singer in a space that has great meaning to Atlanta. Interviews with the artist complete the experience.
August 17, 2021

Morris Robinson & Friends:
A Concert for Unity

Created and lead by Atlanta native and renowned bass Morris Robinson, and featuring noted Black opera singers, Ronnita Miller, Jasmine Habersham, and Joshua Conyers, the Concert for Unity is a special celebration that includes selections from spirituals, gospel, rock, opera, and spoken word by actor Enoch King. Accompaniment by pianist Damien Sneed. The concert was presented in collaboration with Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and the City of South Fulton Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.
April 16, 2021

FLASHBACK Pagliacci: Cast Discussion

It's a wild ride performing during a pandemic. Hear tales from the tent with The Atlanta Opera Company Players - hilarious audience moments, masks while singing and much more.
April 16, 2021

FLASHBACK The Kaiser of Atlantis: Cast Discussion

It's a wild ride performing during a pandemic. Hear tales from the tent with The Atlanta Opera Company Players - hilarious audience moments, masks while singing and much more.
April 16, 2021

FLASHBACK Crossroads Concert: Cast Discussion

Hear stories from Company Players Jamie Barton, Morris Robinson, Michael Mayes, and Megan Marino about what happened behind the scenes at Crossroads: A Variety Show. Hosted by The Atlanta Opera Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. General & Artistic Director, Tomer Zvulun.
February 19, 2021

Crossroads: A Variety Show

It’s a Company and Studio Players jamboree! If you loved Opera to Opry (2016, 2017) featuring the one and only Michael Mayes, you’d adore this latest creative showcase. Our Players are multitalented singers and instrumentalists, and they will perform bluegrass, gospel, blues and other American standards. Meet us at the Crossroads for a casual good time and unforgettable tunes.
February 12, 2021

Orfano Mondo

A world premiere film series created by international opera star Ryan McKinny and Emmy-award winning filmmaker Felipe Barral. Italian for “orphan world,” Orfano Mondo artfully addresses the hidden specter of fear that lingers over live performances during a pandemic. The film series draws inspiration and utilizes footage from The Atlanta Opera’s fall Big Tent productions of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci and The Kaiser of Atlantis by Viktor Ullmann and Pietr Kien.
December 4, 2020

The Kaiser of Atlantis

Viktor Ullmann and Peter Kien's now critically acclaimed chamber opera The Kaiser of Atlantis was written in 1943 in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Before his death at Auschwitz, Ullmann gave the score to a colleague, and the opera remained unperformed until 1975. A haunting allegory about redemption despite the worst of humanity, this new production of The Kaiser of Atlantis features The Atlanta Opera Company Players in a chilling satire built for our time.
December 7, 2020

Mezzo Extravaganza

This extravaganza celebrates the incredible work of The Atlanta Opera Company and Studio Players who sing at the sultry end of the musical staff. Superstars Jamie Barton, Gabrielle Beteag, Daniela Mack, and Megan Marino planned an evening of operatic favorites and explorations into the wider realm of mezzo-soprano greatness that met with audience acclaim on November 10th in the Atlanta Opera Big Tent.