2018-19 Season of Opera, Dance, and Special Events

AN EVENING WITH RENÉE FLEMING ~ Special Event
Saturday, September 29, 2018
One of the most celebrated sopranos of our time, direct from her acclaimed performance on Broadway in Carousel.




Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

EUGENE ONEGIN
~ Opera Series
October 13–21, 2018
Tchaikovsky’s story of love and loss, known for its rich orchestration and beautiful melodies.

 



BILL T. JONES / ARNIE ZANE COMPANY ~ Dance Series
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Compelling pieces by American choreographer Bill T. Jones include A Letter to my Nephew,  a meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs, set to Nick Hallet’s score.

 



Gioachino Rossini
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE ~ Opera Series
November 10–18, 2018
This Rossini classic is the story of how Count Almaviva wins the hand of his beloved Rosina.



THE NUTCRACKER ~ Dance Series
November 24 & 25
Create everlasting memories for you and yours. Created by Gerard Charles and Robert Post, this classic holiday production features the stunning dancers of BalletMet accompanied by the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra. (Not part of any subscription package.)




TOO HOT TO HANDEL
 ~ Special Event
Saturday December 1, 2018
The soul-stirring, toe-tapping rendition of Handel’s The Messiah.

 

 



ALESSANDRA FERRI: ART OF THE PAS DE DEUX 
~ Dance Series

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7:30 PM
On Valentines’ Weekend, some of ballet’s leading international stars explore the poetry and romantic intensity of the dance duet.

 



Leonard Bernstein
CANDIDE ~ Opera Series
March 9-17, 2019
Macomb Center for The Performing Arts and The Berman Center for the Performing Arts

Bernstein’s coming-of-age operetta that challenges the concept of optimism in one man’s search to find happiness.



ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
~ Dance Series

March 15-17, 2019
Among the world’s most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Detroit Opera House for three performances demonstrating their unique athleticism, grace, and stamina. All three programs will include Alvin Ailey’s must-see masterpiece, Revelations.

 

 

Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus
THE SECRET WORLD OF OG ~ Special Event
March 23, 2019, Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus
Based on the Pierre Berton novel, siblings who journey into an underground world of mushrooms in search of their baby brother.

 



Engelbert Humperdinck
HANSEL AND GRETEL ~ Opera Series
April 6–14, 2019
Humperdinck’s classic fairy tale with puppetry by award winning puppeteer Basil Twist.

 



Power Center, Ann Arbor
MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY
 ~ Dance Series
April 26-27, 2019
The oldest and most celebrated modern dance company in America, Martha Graham Dance Company exemplifies its founder’s timeless American style of dance, which has influenced generations of artists and continues to captivate audiences worldwide. Presented by UMS.



Gordon – Korie
THE GRAPES OF WRATH ~ Opera Series
May 11–19, 2019
The heart wrenching opera tells the story of the Joad family and their quest for survival during the 1935 Dust Bowl.

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