Silent Night on Classical MPR

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MN Opera’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, international sensation makes its homecoming just in time for the holidays. Silent Night masterfully juxtaposes the bombastic sounds of war with serene songs from home, and stands as a heartfelt hymn to our common humanity. Listen on through December 30.

Marching Onward

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We were fortunate to work with The Steeles for Opera in the Outfield where they premiered a new arrangement of “We Will Trust You As Our Leader” from Treemonisha.  Enjoy a short excerpt from the Steeles.

Rusalka's "Song To The Moon"

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Check out this socially-distanced performance of “Song to the Moon” from Dvořák’s dreamy opera Rusalka, featuring soprano and Resident Artist alum Danielle Beckvermit singing the title role and STRINGenius, an ensemble made up of members of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra.

La Traviata on Classical MPR

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Listen to Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s on-demand rebroadcast of 2019’s critically acclaimed production of Verdi ’s La Traviata! Boasting sumptuous, hummable melodies, this beloved opera is a timeless depiction of what it means to live and die for love.

Opera Insights

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Enjoy a free, fun, and informative half-hour podcast with MN Opera Teaching Artist Pablo Siqueiros, which includes an overview of La Traviata.

Musical Highlights

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From Mozart’s virtuosic, “Martern aller Arten” from The Abduction from the Seraglio to selections from Minnesota Opera’s hit commission of The Shining, check out some of the highlights in these playlists.

Free Opera Streams

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Nightly Met Opera Streams

Did you know that our friends at the Metropolitan Opera are streaming encore presentations of their Live in HD series for free? You can tune in to operas from the comfort of your own home!

A Tribute to Our Mask Force

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MN Opera’s Costume and Scene Shop created over 10,000 masks for our community partners on the frontlines. As a tribute, the sopranos and altos of the MN Opera Chorus have “recreated” their efforts, set to the music of “The Milliners Scene” from Nino Rota’s The Italian Straw Hat!

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