2019 Impact Report:
Fostering Community Through Opera
Through your generous support, Minnesota Opera continues to provide opportunities to experience high-impact artistic experiences and education initiatives that strengthen our community, giving all Minnesotans increased access to opera and empowering all voices. Our impact continues to grow far beyond the world-class productions seen on stage as we leverage resources to address community needs, provide comprehensive arts education for all ages, and respond to the shifting demographics of Minnesota through a dedication to access and approachability.
Advancing Our Mission In New Ways
As we find new ways of advancing our mission while keeping our communities safe during the COVID-10 pandemic, we’d like to offer a few key updates:
- We’re committed to sharing opera with you all and are excited to launch At Home with MN Opera, a digital collection of videos, recordings, and music. We invite you to enjoy this online resource full of MN Opera news and updates, treasured Minnesota Opera moments from the past, and sneak previews of all that is yet to come.
- Minnesota Opera has partnered with HealthPartners in the Twin Cities to create masks for four large hospital systems, directly addressing the pressing public need to protect frontline healthcare workers. You can learn more about the new initiative in the Star Tribune or The New York Times.
- Our Education department is taking its programming online, including multiple sessions per week for our after-school music program Music Out Loud and a new podcast for Opera Connections, our opera education series for older adults.