55th Anniversary Celebration


Be Our Guest for the 55th Anniversary Celebration Event!

Free Reception & Concert


Sunday, October 1
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

2pm – Reception in the Target Atrium
3pm – Concert

Click here to view the digital program.


Come celebrate Minnesota Opera’s upcoming 55th anniversary season! Join us for a coffee and cake reception, followed by a sneak preview of the 2017-2018 season hosted by President and General Director Ryan Taylor and Artistic Director Dale Johnson. The program features:

  • Minnesota Opera’s Resident Artists performing excerpts from this season’s upcoming productions
  • A musical tribute in honor of Dominick Argento’s 90th birthday
  • A performance by Project Opera from their upcoming production
  • A surprise performance honoring our previous 55 years

The program will be approximately 75 minutes and will not include an intermission.


Admission is free, but reservations are required. Please RSVP below or by calling Minnesota Opera Patron Services at 612-333-6669 (M-F: 10am-5pm).


Donate $55 in honor of our 55th anniversary season to gain access to an invitation-only champagne reception immediately following the program, and to experience our other benefits of giving.


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