10 Essential MN Opera clips

Looking to relive your favorite MN Opera moments at home? Here are ten essential clips from our most loved operas over the last several seasons. For years’ worth of more great MN Opera performances anytime, make sure to visit our YouTube channel anytime at youtube.com/MinnesotaOpera.

 

 


One of the world’s most sought-after coloratura sopranos, Erin Morley absolutely stuns as she performs “Grossmächtige Prinzessin” from Strauss’ Ariande auf Naxos.

 


 



Minnesota Opera favorites Andrew Wilkowske and Tracey Engleman sing the joyful duet between Papageno and Papagena from our unforgettable, groundbreaking presentation of Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

 


 



Irish soprano Celine Byrne elegantly brings Puccini’s rarity La Rondine to life in her company debut.

 


 



Soprano Karin Wolverton sings a prayer of peace in the midst of war during the world premiere of Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Silent Night.

 


 


Mezzo-soprano superstar Denyce Graves steals the show with her cameo appearance as Erda in Minnesota Opera’s forward-thinking, first-ever presentation of Wagner’s Das Rheingold.

 


 



2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Nicole Cabell brings new nuance and insight to this tried-and-true aria from Puccini’s La Bohème.

 


 



South African soprano Johanni van Oostrum beautifully sets the stage with the Countess’ entrance aria from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.

 


 




Former Resident Artist Jeni Houser makes her entrance as La Charmeuse in Massenet’s Thaīs, one of Minnesota Opera’s most visually arresting productions of all time.

 


 


The Minnesota Opera Chorus proves how much fun singing and dancing really can be in this zany number from Donizetti’s Don Pasquale.

 


 



Winnebago, Minnesota native and Metroplitan Opera Met Council Auditions winner Kelly Kaduce shows off her pipes singing “Song to the Moon” from Dvořák’s Rusalka.

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