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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 20, 2019

Hello HOTOpera fans! We hope you've enjoyed the return of our Spotlight Sunday series. We can't believe that our 10th annual New in November festival is LESS THAN ONE MONTH away. We hope you've purchased your tickets and plan to join us for Connecticut's HOTTEST opera event of the season! Today we're happy to introduce the dynamic duo behind our third NIN opera: Womb with a View. We hope you enjoy learning about composer, Beth Ratay, librettist, Rich Orloff, and what Opera for the 22nd Century means to them.

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October 13, 2019

Hello HOTOpera Fans! We hope you've enjoyed the return of our Spotlight Sunday series. We can't believe that our 10th annual New in November festival is almost ONE MONTH away. We hope you've purchased your tickets and plan to join us for our festival performance on Sunday, November 17 at the Cathedral House at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford. Today we're happy to introduce the creative minds behind our next NIN opera: The Séance. We hope you enjoy learning about composer, Timothy Peterson, librettist, Sara Fetherolf, and what O...

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 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...

April 25, 2018

We are only 4 days away from Speaking Her Truth: an evening of music by Jessica Rudmanincluding the world premiere of her chamber opera: Marie Curie Learns to Swim. Saturday is not far away and we hope to see you at Christ Church Cathedral's Parish House at 7:30pm in downtown Hartford. Have you already reserved your tickets? If you still need to purchase tickets, please visit our website! Today we are pleased to run our last spotlight for mezzo-soprano, Susan Yankee! Susan will be singing the title role in Marie Curie Learns to Sw...