Taste of Opera Albert Herring

Thank you for your interest, this event is sold out.

Join your fellow scholars and scoundrels at Brit’s Pub for an evening of food, drink, and opera.

Albert Herring continues Minnesota Opera’s Taste of Opera series, which enhances the opera-going experience with a delicious meal and relaxed conversation featuring special guests from the world of opera. Whether you’re new to opera or a dedicated enthusiast, this all-inclusive outing is a fun way to consume this delicious art form!

The festive atmosphere at Brit’s Pub is the perfect excuse for a weekend date or just a chance to meet new friends who love food, wine, culture, and conversation – leave the logistics to us!


Taste of Opera packages are $110 and include:

Pre-show dinner with wine 

Pre-show talk with special guests from MN Opera, hosted by MN Opera President & General Director Ryan Taylor 

Screening of Albert Herring

For questions or to purchase your package by phone, call Minnesota Opera Patron Services at 612-333-6669, M-TH, 10am-5pm. Space is limited, purchase by May 17, tickets may sell out sooner.

Brit’s Pub will be providing the safest atmosphere possible for both you and our staff. They are adhering to all state mandated guidelines pertaining to restaurants.


—4pm —  
Signature mocktail/cocktail served on the Veranda
Brit’s Pub

—4:45pm —  
Dinner in the Clubhouse

—5pm —  
Salad course
Program Begins

—5:25pm —
Dinner is served

— 6pm — 
Screening of Albert Herring (view from the Clubhouse or Veranda) 

— 9pm — 
Event Concludes

Purchase by Monday, May 17, space is limited, tickets may sell out sooner.

For additional venue and parking information, visit Brit’s Pub.


Plated Dinner: 

Spinach salad | blueberries, slivered red onion, feta, raspberry vinaigrette (gf nf v)

Herb-roasted chicken | bone-in breast, lemon and thyme pan gravy, fingerling potatoes, green beans (gf nf)


Stuffed Portobello | grilled mushroom cap, sautéed zucchini, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, goat cheese, tomato basil sauce, saffron basmati rice (gf nf v)

Mixed berry trifle | ginger sponge cake, mixed berry compote, lemon curd, mascarpone creme, candied ginger (nf v)

*All Entrees include wine, coffee, iced tea, or soda.
Cash bar is available.

When ordering your package, please indicate any food allergies and who you wish to be seated with.


Featuring: A Springtime Comic Masterpiece, Albert Herring

May Day mayhem. Albert Herring is a rollicking comedy about a shy, innocent boy who, frustrated with small-town conventions, breaks free from the expectations of society. Gently laced with Britten’s musical wit and gifts for parody and caricature, this story about the world’s reaction to an outsider is joyfully brought to life in this springtime presentation.


Sung in English with English translations projected on the screen 


Meet the Guest Speakers

Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor

President and General Director

David Portillo

David Portillo

Albert Herring

Ellie Dehn

Ellie Dehn

Lady Billows

Clara Osowski

Clara Osowski

Mrs. Herring


*Artists and speakers are subject to change.


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