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November 2, 2019

Hello HOTOpera Fans! We can't believe that our 10th annual New in November Festival is only 15 days away! Have you purchased your tickets yet? We hope you will join us on Sunday, November 17 at 7pm at the Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral for this exciting evening of new opera that has become a Hartford tradition. 

Today we're pleased to introduce our 5th opera: Starsong and its creators: composer, Elliot Yokum and librettist, Sarah Florence Barker. We hope you enjoy learning all about Starsong, Elliot, Sarah, and what Ope...

October 27, 2019

Hello HOTOpera Fans! We hope you've enjoyed the past three Spotlight Sundays featuring the composer/librettists duos from the first three New in November operas: Opera Kardashian; The Séance; and A Womb with a View. Today we're thrilled to introduce our fourth opera: Biennale. This opera was written by NIN alumnae composer, Paul Richards and librettist, Wendy Steiner. You may remember this dynamic duo from the past two New in November Festivals where we presented excerpts from their comic opera: The Loathly Lady. We...

October 6, 2019

Welcome back to Spotlight Sundays! We are pleased to resume this exciting feature as part of our countdown to our 10th annual New in November festival on Sunday, November 17 at the Christ Church Cathedral Cathedral House in downtown Hartford. We hope you've already purchased your tickets for this exciting evening celebrating new opera in Connecticut's capital city. To purchase your tickets for NIN10, visit our website! Today we are thrilled to introduce our composer/librettist duo behind our first Spotlight Sunday opera:...

November 11, 2018

Hello HOTOpera fans! We cannot believe that our 9th annual New in November Festival is only 1 week away! We hope you've purchased your tickets and are ready to join us on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00pm at Christ Church Cathedral's Cathedral House in downtown Hartford. Today, we are thrilled to present our last composer feature of NIN9: Tony Solitro. You may remember Tony's opera "She's Fabulous" from last year's New in November 8. Tony's opera "Triangle" based on a play by the mysterious Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Jane Mart...

November 4, 2018

Welcome back to Spotlight Sunday! This is the second Spotlight Sunday feature during National Opera Week! Thank you to everyone who showed support for opera in your community this week.  It's not too late to support your local opera company in Hartford! This week, we are garnering support for our 9th annual New in November Festival. To learn more about how you can help keep innovative, fresh, and affordable opera in Hartford, please visit our fundraiser page in honor of NOW. To purchase tickets for our 9th annual New in November festiv...

October 21, 2018

 

Welcome back to Spotlight Sundays! Our 9th annual New in November Festival is less than 4 weeks away and we couldn't be happier with the four chamber operas chosen for this year's New in November Festival. We hope you've marked your calendar's for Sunday, November 18 at 7:00pm at the Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford

Today we are thrilled to feature our first composer/librettist duo: Paul Richards and Wendy Steiner; and their opera: The Loathly Lady. You may remember Paul and Wendy from NIN8! Last year,...