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March 26, 2017

Hello, Opera Lovers and Happy Spotlight Sunday! Tickets are on sale for The Faith Operas. You can CLICK HERE for more information. Our opera without borders campaign is also up and running. We are raising funds to help us bring accessibility, inclusion and diversity to opera in Connecticut. For more details please visit fundrazr.com/operawithoutborders. 

Today we are featuring, Pablo Issa. Pablo has played in several orchestras for Hartford Opera Theater. Here is a little bit of information about Pablo and what he has coming up. 

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March 22, 2017

Director of Community Relations, Michelle Murray Fiertek discusses diversity and inclusion and its place in our opera without borders initiative. 

If you want to join us on our  mission please CLICK HERE and contribute to the campaign. Every donation helps us get closer to our goal. 

March 21, 2017

One of our major tenets of the opera without borders initiative is accessibility. We want to bring more communities into the arts. Development Director, Charity Clark describes our plans to reach out to both the deaf and blind communities this season. 

If you would like to join us in this effort, please CLICK HERE to be redirected to our campaign. 

March 20, 2017

Please join us in our efforts to redefine the lens of opera and donate to our campaign today!

Visit the #operawithoutborderscampaign here

March 19, 2017

This week's Spotlight Sunday featured artist is Julie DeVaere! Julie will be in the world premiere of The Faith Operas on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM at Charter Oak Cultural Center. For more information on the show and to get tickets click here.

Praised as a mezzo-soprano who is “skillful and passionate”, Ms. De Vaere has performed with Michigan Opera Theatre where she delighted Detroit audiences with her portrayal of Olga in Eugene Onegin, the Detroit Symphony, where she sang the role of Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, and Dayton Opera where...

March 19, 2017

It's Spotlight Sunday time! This time we are featuring tenor, Gregory Zavracky. Gregory will be joining us for the world premiere of The Faith Operas this April. Tickets are now on sale via our website. 

Praised for his fine musicality, “glowing intensity,” and “clarion tone,” tenor GREGORY ZAVRACKY maintains an active performance schedule on concert and opera stages alike. Recent engagements include the Officer in The Barber of Seville with Boston Lyric Opera, Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville with Townsend Opera, Tamino in Boston Lyr...

March 16, 2017

Artistic & Executive Director, Lisabeth Miller was kind enough to sit down with me and answer some questions on where Hartford Opera Theater began and how we have arrived where we are today. 

R: Thank you so much for taking the time to sit down with me to let our fans know more about the history of the company. Please tell us about the history of Hartford Opera Theater! 

L: I was not involved in Hartford Opera Theater from the very beginning so some of this is anecdotal.  I know the people who founded it, and from what I understand, the idea...

March 12, 2017

Happy Sunday! We are making our way through the cast of The Faith Operas this month, leading up to its world premiere on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. Tickets are now on sale! You can learn more about the show and purchase tickets by clicking here.

Today, we are featuring soprano, Lisabeth Miller. You can also check back later this week for an interview with Liz about th