Free pre-show Opera Insights chats, entertaining Behind the Curtain preview events, and the always engaging and delicious pre-performance dinner event, Taste of Opera, offer fun ways to learn more about Minnesota Opera’s mainstage productions each season. If you are a singer 55 or older, consider joining our new choral and music education program, Voices of Opera. Interested in joining an interesting and fun discussion of literature surrounding our 55th anniversary season? Check out our book club, MN Opera @ Books & Bars.
Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera.
Enjoy a free, fun and informative half-hour session which includes an overview of the characters and music, historical and cultural context for the opera and highlights to watch for during the show.
Taste of Opera
Enhance your opera-going experience with a Taste of Opera – a delicious pre-show meal and relaxed conversation with experts from the world of opera.
Artists Off Stage
Join us backstage for complimentary cookies, coffee, and casual conversation with Minnesota Opera principal artists.
Voices of Opera
Whether you have sung in the church choir for years or last sang in your high school choir, Voices of Opera encourages adults 55+ to perform famous operatic excerpts and other choral favorites.
An immersive and inter-connected opera class.
MN OPERA @ BOOKS & BARS
This open book club perfectly combines opera, literature, and beer!