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Have you ever dreamed of getting on stage and singing in an opera chorus? Join MN Opera Chorus Master Andrew Whitfield as he takes you through each voice part of La Traviata’s famous “Brindisi” chorus and then sing along as you listen to the broadcast.

Go Backstage at the Opera

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Ever wonder what it’s like to be a costume designer at the Opera? Take a peek backstage and learn all about what goes into creating the gorgeous costumes and fabulous wigs that grace our stage.

Your Summer Reading List

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If you need a new book and you want to take a deedive into the rich history of operaMN Opera recommends our top five favorite opera reads. Explore our list and discover new people, places, and interesting facts to impress your friends!

Imagine Opera

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Want to learn more about the evolution of opera? Check out this guide with curated excerpts from five of the major eras of the artform: Baroque, Classical, Bel Canto, Romantic, and Modern.

Need a Great Read?

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Next spring, MN Opera’s Project Opera will present the world premiere of The Song Poetan opera based on local author Kao Kalia Yang’s story of her family’s journey from the mountains of Laos to the snowy streets of St. Paul.

Minneapolis costumers sew to save lives, making coronavirus face masks

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We couldn’t be prouder of our teams in the MN Opera Costume and Scene shops who are doing their part to help in this time of crisis by sewing masks for the healthcare workers serving on the frontlines.

A Sewing Army, Making Masks for America

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A New York Times Feature

We’re incredibly proud of the MN Opera Costume and Scene shops who are sewing masks for community frontline workers. Read all about them using their talents to help in The New York Times!

Amplifying Black Voices in Opera

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Recently, MN Opera favorite soprano Karen Slack was a part of an important and timely conversation about race in opera hosted by LA Opera, moderated by mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges, and featured in The New York Times. Learn more about why inclusion and racial diversity in opera is so vital to the health of our art form and then check out Karen’s weekly live Facebook chat show, “Kiki Konversations.”

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