Opera on the Mountain
Jun
3
6:00 pm18:00

Opera on the Mountain

  • Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory
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Our Opera on the Mountain event is an annual favorite.  Join us for a BYOB&P (and picnic) evening of songs and stargazing at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory.  This family-friendly outdoor concert is the perfect Saturday night combination of great music and good company, and you’ll have the chance to take stargaze through the grand telescope.

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o   $30 grass seat
o   $80 carload (max 6 people)
o   $35 concert seat
o   $55 table seat
o   $85 patron seat
o   $440 table
o   $680 patron table

Opera Excursion:  Brooklyn for Three Way
Jun
15
Jun 17

Opera Excursion: Brooklyn for Three Way

  • EVEN Hotel Brooklyn

Nashville Opera’s most recent world premiere—the comic sensation Three Way—has the added luster of a New York premiere at the prestigious Brooklyn Academy of Music this June.  Join us for this auspicious occasion as our unique Nashville creation hits a national stage.  We have lined up some exclusive experiences to make this trip truly extraordinary.

• Three Way at BAM
VIP receptions and cast party after the premiere
• Angels in America at Lincoln Center
Exclusive tour of the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit
Brunch with head of American Opera Projects Charles Jarden on his Brooklyn Clocktower balcony overlooking Manhattan

Full trip information.
 

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MOVE CLOSER:  Artcrawl at abrasiveMedia
May
6
6:00 pm18:00

MOVE CLOSER: Artcrawl at abrasiveMedia

  • abrasiveMedia
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Nashville Opera and abrasiveMedia are collaborating for this May's Houston Station Art Crawl through MOVE CLOSER, a creative collision of music, aerial dance, and visual art.  Inspired by the tango—a magnetic, sensually rhythmic, and intimate dance—this synergistic exhibit invites you to immerse yourself in the experience and move closer to art.
 
Music by Nashville Opera
Art by Yuri Figueroa
Aerial dance by Suspended Gravity
 
Drop in between 6pm–9pm to enjoy this free event.
Complimentary wine
 
Join the event on Facebook.
 

CARMEN Premiere Dinner
Apr
8
5:30 pm17:30

CARMEN Premiere Dinner

  • Waller

THE CARMEN PREMIERE DINNER IS SOLD OUT.

Make CARMEN a full night out with a gourmet meal before the show—complete with a sparkling city view from the Waller Penthouse!  Nashville Opera Guild hosts this evening to benefit the programs of Nashville Opera.  Deb Tallent-Barcus, chair

Waller Penthouse, 511 Union Street, Nashville
$85 per person
Complimentary parking in City Center Garage is included.

Masterclass with tenor Jason Ferrante
Feb
13
2:30 pm14:30

Masterclass with tenor Jason Ferrante

  • Noah Liff Opera Center

Presented by the Nashville Opera Guild
Monday, February 13, 2017
2:30PM Refreshments
3:00PM Masterclass
Noah Liff Opera Center Studio
Free for current members of the Nashville Opera Guild

Suggested donation of $20.00 for guests of members

La Bella Notte
Jan
21
6:30 pm18:30

La Bella Notte

  • Hilton Nashville Downtown

Nashville Opera Guild's sparkling annual gala to benefit Nashville Opera education.

Enjoy a gourmet meal, specially selected wines, and arias by soprano Danielle Pastin, bass Matt Treviño, and our own Mary Ragland Young Artists.  Take part in the online silent auction and the live auction during the evening.

Reservations start at $350 per person.

The Talk
Jan
19
7:00 pm19:00

The Talk

Nashville Opera’s groundbreaking THREE WAY deals with human relationships and sexuality in three fascinating scenarios, and we invite you to dive in with us and talk about it at this special free event.  Enjoy wine and dessert, hear a few fun arias, and discuss Three Way's themes of sex and relationships with our insightful panel of guests at this complimentary event.  Learn more.

Opera@ Franklin Theatre
Jul
10
5:30 pm17:30

Opera@ Franklin Theatre

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See and Sing FROZEN!

SECOND SHOWING ADDED! 
DUE TO DEMAND!

This year’s see-and-sing movie at Franklin Theatre is FROZEN!  Enjoy this Disney hit and sing every song with the help of subtitles!  Come as you are, or dress up as your best Elsa or Olaf for the costume contest.

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o   $20 cabaret and balcony
o   $15 orchestra

Opera@ Franklin Theatre
Jul
10
1:30 pm13:30

Opera@ Franklin Theatre

  • Franklin Theatre

See & Sing Disney's FROZEN

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This year’s see-and-sing movie at Franklin Theatre is FROZEN!  Enjoy this Disney hit and sing every song with the help of subtitles!  Come as you are, or dress up as your best Elsa or Olaf for the costume contest.

o   $20 cabaret and balcony
o   $15 orchestra

Opera@ Smith & Lentz
May
10
5:00 pm17:00

Opera@ Smith & Lentz

Join us and members of our Nashville Opera chorus as we toast the start of our summer Opera @ series at Smith & Lentz!  We'll be hanging out, singing some drinking songs, and enjoying craft beer.  Bao Down will be serving tasty treats outside, and if you're in the mood to do good, $1 from every beer sold goes to Nashville Opera.  All you have to do is show up and sip up!  FREE!

Check out our Event on Facebook!

La Bella Notte
Jan
23
6:00 pm18:00

La Bella Notte

  • Hilton Nashville Downtown

Nashville Opera Guild's La Bella Notte 2016 showcases the dazzling point where OPERA and COUNTRY meet!  RHINESTONE REGALE will feature black-tie dining, fine wines, a silent auction, and entertainment by Gary Morris.  Chairs Judith Bracken, Nan Parrish, and Patsy Weigel look forward to seeing you there.  Sponsored by Stellar Life.  RESERVE NOW.

La Bella Notte Patron Party
Dec
16
6:30 pm18:30

La Bella Notte Patron Party

  • Belle Meade Country Club

Patrons of La Bella Notte are invited to an exclusive dinner hosted by Judith and Richard Bracken.  The formal presentation of the Francis Robinson Award to Marilyn Shields-Wiltsie and Dr. Theodore Wiltsie will be just part of the Patron Party festivities.  BECOME A PATRON.

Turandot Premiere Dinner
Oct
10
5:30 pm17:30

Turandot Premiere Dinner

  • Waller

Nashville Opera Guild and Co-chairs Debora Glennon and Joyce Jeffords invite you to dine before Puccini's Turandot, Saturday, October 8.  Cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6, right across the street from TPAC in the Waller Penthouse!  Enjoy a thematic dinner, wine, and smashing views of the city before this blockbuster production.  Parking is included. 

For reservations, please email Margaret Carpenter.

The Nashville Opera Guild Fashion Show
Sep
15
11:00 am11:00

The Nashville Opera Guild Fashion Show

  • The Noah Liff Opera Center

WEDDINGS FOR ALL SEASONS
A Fashion Show for Bride, Party, and Guests Alike!
Enjoy champagne, lunch, and wedding cake while viewing fashions for the bride, wedding party, family, and guests.  Featured designers Olia Zavozina and Jeanne's Fantasia.  Chairs Sue Claxton and Barbara Warren.  RESERVE NOW.

Paint Along Opera
Aug
11
6:30 pm18:30

Paint Along Opera

  • Noah Liff Opera Center

Learn about the visual elements of opera while you paint a scene inspired by Puccini's Turandot.  It's Opera@ The Noah Liff Opera Center!  A $45 ticket includes all supplies, refreshments, and instruction!  All skill levels welcome.

Opera@ Franklin Theatre II
Jul
19
6:30 pm18:30

Opera@ Franklin Theatre II

  • Franklin Theatre

SEE & SING THE WIZARD OF OZ!  So popular we had to add a second showing!
You can sing every song on the Yellow Brick Road aided by the subtitles!  Come as you are or dress up as your favorite character!  The cost is $20 for cabaret and balcony seating, $15 for orchestra.  Supported by Jackson National