Events

DiChiera: Loving you less than Life

DiChiera: Loving you less than Life

Watch a video preview of David DiChiera’s upcoming album, David DiChiera’s Letters & Fantasies, sung by MOT soprano Angela Theis. The album is to be released August 25th on Innova Recordings.
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OperaHERE: 17|18 Season Preview

OperaHERE: 17|18 Season Preview

OperaHERE is Michigan Opera Theatre’s enrichment experience for adults, designed to make you think about opera in new and revealing ways. MOT’s resident musicologist and audience engagement coordinator Austin Stewart covers topics ranging from cultural and historical context surrounding opera, while also exploring current events through an operatic lens. Our summer 2017 OperaHERE program introduces […]
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Michigan Opera Theatre Announces Partnership with the Detroit Tigers

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces Partnership with the Detroit Tigers

Michigan Opera Theatre  and the Detroit Tigers have announced a year-long partnership exploring the role arts and sports have played in improving race relations. “Take Me Out to the Opera,” will include a series of community activities and culminate with MOT’s May production of “The Summer King,” an opera about Negro Leagues baseball player Josh […]
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Souvenirs of Cyrano

Souvenirs of Cyrano

Sunday, April 30 at 4 p.m. Christ Church Cranbrook 470 Church Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 Michigan Opera Theatre and Chamber Music at the Scarab Club are pleased to present a joint concert featuring the work of MOT Founder David DiChiera. “Souvenirs of ‘Cyrano’” will celebrate the musical legacy of DiChiera as he prepares for […]
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Michigan Opera Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season!

Michigan Opera Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season!

Spring is here, and the time has come to officially announce our 2017-18 season! This will be the first season under the artistic leadership of our Principal Conductor Stephen Lord, and it features a great blend of old favorites as well as exciting new works! On the opera side, our season features three beloved classics: Verdi’s […]
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Little Women movie screening

Little Women movie screening

Screening of Little Women (1933) with Katherine Hepburn This film won one Oscar and was nominated for two others. “As vital, sympathetic and full of the joie de vivre as one could hope for, Jo, the Jo of “Little Women,” is to be seen in the person of Katharine Hepburn in the cinematic translation of […]
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Too Hot To Handel Reviews

Too Hot To Handel Reviews

  December, 2016 |   Roger Nelson What a great performance marking our Fifteenth Year. I have attended every performance since 2001 and it keeps getting better! It was really an added attraction having Suzanne Acton and Bob Christianson (Co-arranger and Orchestrator) talking about Too Hot and answering questions from the audience. The Opera House […]
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MOT Pop-Up Caroling!

MOT Pop-Up Caroling!

This December, members of the Michigan Opera Theatre Chorus and Studio will be popping up around the city to spread holiday cheer through music! Traveling from museums to shops to schools to soup kitchens, our singers have one goal – to put a smile on everyone’s face. Support for this initiative comes from the Knight Detroit […]
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SOLD OUT * The Spirit of Andalucía: Drinking Carmen’s Sevilla

SOLD OUT * The Spirit of Andalucía: Drinking Carmen’s Sevilla

SOLD OUT * PRE-CARMEN WINE TASTING!  Before experiencing the music and colors of southern Spain on our main stage, sample its equally passionate aromas and flavors from a goblet! Join Franco-Iberian wine expert Núria Garrote i Esteve (founder of Vino Vi & Co.), along with cast members Sandra Piques Eddy (Carmen) and Alok Kumar (Don José), for a special pre-opera […]
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Summer Serenade

Summer Serenade

Experience the beauty of great music and joys of summer with Michigan Opera Theatre’s Summer Serenade! Artists from Michigan Opera Theatre will take you on a musical journey through beloved classics from opera, Broadway, and the Silver Screen. If this page does not load properly, please CLICK HERE.
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Enjoy “Opera Under the Stars”

Enjoy “Opera Under the Stars”

WED., JUNE 15, 2016, 6:00PM Let Michigan Opera Theatre artists serenade you under the stars. Food, drinks, a silent auction, and a gorgeous evening view of downtown Detroit from our fabulous Sky Deck. The Detroit Opera House Sky Deck was voted one of “Detroit’s Three Best Rooftop Venues” by the Michigan Meetings and Events Organization. […]
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20th Anniversary Celebration includes free tours

20th Anniversary Celebration includes free tours

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Restoration and Re-Opening of the Detroit Opera House! Sunday April 17, 2016 1:00 to 4:00 pm All tours are filled. Bring the entire family for a complimentary afternoon of fun! Exclusive costume exhibit History displays Help us celebrate two other iconic birthdays, with free samples of Sanders Bumpy Cake (100 […]
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Community Events – The Tender Land

Community Events – The Tender Land

Valentine’s Day Dinner and Concert Sunday, February 14, 2016 Dinner 5:30 p.m., concert 7:00 p.m. Grosse Pointe War Memorial 32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms The artists of Michigan Opera Theatre Studio visits the Grosse Pointe War Memorial for a romantic evening of beautiful music and gourmet cuisine in the elegant lakefront ballroom. For […]
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Too Hot to Handel Reviews

Too Hot to Handel Reviews

  Too Hot to Handel, November 2015 INFORMATION   Eboni – Detroit It was AWESOME! The orchestra, choir, singers and conductor were great. The different styles of music would reach all audiences of every age. This was my first time seeing Too Hot to Handle. I was supposed to take my dad but he had to […]
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Community Partner Events – The Passenger

Community Partner Events – The Passenger

The Passenger: Art and Medicine Oakland University, Oakland Center Banquet Rooms Nov 11, 4:00PM – 6:00PM Light refreshments. Presented by Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Michigan Opera Theatre.   Ocean of Pearls (film) The Community House – 380 South Bates, Birmingham Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 PM Free Admission Amrit Singh is […]
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Michigan Opera Theatre Studio

Michigan Opera Theatre Studio

The five resident artists of Michigan Opera Theatre Studio, tenor Michael Day, soprano Monica Dewey, Baritone Harry Greenleaf, bass Erik Van Heyningen, and mezzo soprano Briana Elyse Hunter, represent some of the most exciting emerging talent in opera today. Coming to Detroit from all different areas of the country, from September to June, these young opera professionals gain […]
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Access

Access

Young professionals and students gain Access to the Detroit Opera House’s world-class opera and dance. Access members receive: Main-floor seats to select opera and dance productions for over 50% off A complimentary specialty drink at an exclusive post-performance reception A chance to meet members of the cast! Access is the perfect opportunity for opera and […]
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Frida Cast Party

Frida Cast Party

Pictured to the right are Frida cast members celebrating a spectacular performance! Here’s what Yolanda Sandor of Farmington Hills had to say about Frida: Catalina Cuervo beautifully voiced Frida with her rich soprano an excellent diction. Catalina brought you into the opera and you felt Frida’s presence in regards to her love and sufferings. Her […]
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