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Available NowThe Kaiser of Atlantis
Filmed Opera : 60 minsComposer : Viktor UllmannLibrettist : Petr KienPremiere Date : December 16, 1975, De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam
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.

Available NowMezzo Extravaganza
Concerts : 80 minutesComposer : VariousLibrettist : Various
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.

Available NowMorris Robinson: Love Letter to Atlanta
Love Letters to Atlanta : 2:13Composer : Mitch LeighLibrettist : Joe DarionPremiere Date : April 1966
Morris Robinson has a story to tell, and he has a musical Love Letter to share with his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. In the first of a series of twelve Love Letters to Atlanta, featuring the stellar Atlanta Opera Company Players, Robinson visits the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta to sing and speak about a moment when he had an “Impossible Dream” to become a performer.

Coming SoonJamie Barton: Love Letter to Atlanta
Love Letters to Atlanta : 3:32Composer : Hoagy CarmichaelLibrettist : Stuart GorrellPremiere Date : Sept 15, 1930
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton salutes her current hometown of Atlanta in a Fox Theatre debut that will knock your socks off. Barton's performance is the third of a series of twelve Love Letters to Atlanta, featuring the stellar Atlanta Opera Company Players.

Coming SoonPagliacci
Filmed Opera : 80 minsComposer : Ruggero LeoncavalloLibrettist : Ruggero LeoncavalloPremiere Date : May 21, 1892, Teatro Dal Verme, Milan
In The Atlanta Opera’s completely new fall production of Leoncavallo’s verismo classic, audiences enter a dystopian world where artists question their ability to perform, distance separates loved ones, and a play-within-a-play exposes a great betrayal.

Coming SoonMack the Knife: An Evening of Kurt Weill
Concerts : 90 minsComposer : Kurt WeillLibrettist : Various
Join us for an evening of song that celebrates The Atlanta Opera Company and Studio Players. The collaboration between theatrical innovator Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill is legendary.  We’ll feature songs from their famous opera The Threepenny Opera, plus tuneful selections written by Weill that you may not know. Players Jasmine Habersham, Brian Vu, and Megan Marino are all winners of The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music’s prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition.

Coming SoonKevin Burdette: Love Letter to Atlanta
Love Letters to Atlanta : 2:25Composer : Frederick LoeweLibrettist : Alan Jay LernerPremiere Date : Oct 1, 1960, O'Keefe Centre, Toronto, Canada
Kevin Burdette’s Atlanta has a hidden gem with a storied past. Burdette sings “If Ever I Would Leave You” from the beloved Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, honoring one of his favorite vocal heroes, Cesare Siepi, another bass who adopted Atlanta as his hometown.