Event Calendar

All events listed here are free to attend.

Questions? Call 901.257.3100.

 

South Main Trolley night


Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

Wandering performances
7:00-8:30 pm

 

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Day of 30 Performances

Friday, September 30, 2017
 

The only way to end 30 Days of Opera is with 30 performances across Memphis in one day! We will have pop up performances throughout the day, so get ready!

 

30 Days of opera 2017 concludes on Sept. 30, 2017.

Thank you for your support!

We hope to see you at one of our mainstage performances this season, beginning with Verdi's La traviata on October 13 & 14

 

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The Guest House at Graceland


PAST EVENT: Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
4-4:30 pm

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Exposure: 901 Day!


PAST EVENT: Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Autozone Park
Booth from 6-8 pm

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Memphis Farmers Market


PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Performing 10-11 am

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Memphis Music & Heritage Festival


PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Main Street between Peabody Place and Union Ave
Performing 2:30-3:00 pm

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Opera for kids:

Playground King


PAST EVENT:
Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017
Overton Park Rainbow Lake Playground
Activities at 1 pm
Performance from 1:30-1:50 pm
 

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Opera for kids:

Playground King


PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
Shelby Farms Woodland Discovery Playground
Activities at 9:30 am
Performances from 10-10:20 am & 11-11:20 am
 

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Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library


PAST EVENT:
Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017
3:30-3:50 pm
2nd Floor Humanities Section

 

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Calvary Episcopal Church


PAST EVENT: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Performing Noon-12:30 pm

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Harbor Town


PAST EVENT: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017


Amphitheater behind Maria Montessori School

Kids' activities at 6 pm

Performance at 6:30 pm

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Germantown Festival


PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2016

Weenie Dog Race
National Anthem at 11 am
Wandering singing from 11 am-Noon

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Central Gardens Home Tour

 

PAST EVENT: Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017

Pop-up performances 2-3:30pm

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Frayser Library


PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
2:00-2:20 pm

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Hollywood Library


PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
3:00-3:20 pm

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North Library


PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
4:00-4:20 pm

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Crosstown Concourse


PAST EVENT: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
12:30-1:00
Central Atrium
 

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Public Rehearsal:

The Telephone


PAST EVENT: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
4:30-5:30 pm / 7:00-9:00 pm
Vollintine Evergreen Welcome Center

Get a look behind the scenes at the preparation of our featured opera, Menotti's The Telephone!
 

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Public Rehearsal:

The Telephone


PAST EVENT: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
2:00-4:00 pm / 6:30-9:00 pm
Vollintine Evergreen Welcome Center

Get a look behind the scenes at the preparation of our featured opera, Menotti's The Telephone!
 

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WKNO Live Lunch

PAST EVENT: Thursday, Sept.14, 2017
Noon-1:00 pm

Join us live at WKNO Studios
or tune your radio to WKNO 91.1 FM!
 

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Public Rehearsal:

The Telephone


PAST EVENT: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2017
2:00-5:00 pm
Vollintine Evergreen Welcome Center

Get a look behind the scenes at the preparation of our featured opera, Menotti's The Telephone!
 

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Raleigh Library

SPONSORED BY
CATHERINE POWERS
 

PAST EVENT: Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
3:30-3:50 pm
 

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Cooper Young Festival

OPERA MEMPHIS AT CYF IS
SPONSORED BY EVOLVE BANK & TRUST
 

PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

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University of Memphis:

Opening Night at the Scheidt


PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
Begining at 7:30 pm

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Wolfchase Galleria

SPONSORED BY 
WATKINS UIBERALL, PLLC


PAST EVENT: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
Performing at 1:30 PM
 

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St. Mary's Cathedral

SPONSORED BY 
WATKINS UIBERALL, PLLC


PAST EVENT: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
Performance at 4 pm
 

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Lunch at UT

UT Health Science Center

PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
11:30 am - Noon

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Kids eat free day:

IKEA MEMPHIS


PAST EVENT: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
5:30-6:00 pm
 

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The Telephone

at Carpenter Art Garden


PAST EVENT: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
Performing at 3:30 pm

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, followed by a McCleave Project community conversation.

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The Telephone

at Sherwood Elementary School
 

PAST EVENT: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
Performance at 5 pm

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, followed by a McCleave Project community conversation.

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The Telephone

at Bridges USA


PAST EVENT: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

Performance at 5:00 pm

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, followed by a McCleave Project community conversation.

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The Telephone

at Memphis Slim Collaboratory
 

PAST EVENT: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
Beginning at 7 pm

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, followed by a McCleave Project community conversation.

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Metal Museum:

Repair Days

PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
Performance at 2 pm

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, and other operatic favorites!

This performance will NOT include a McCleave Project community conversation.

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South City Block Party

PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
Performance 12:30-1:30 pm

Cornelia Crenshaw Library
 

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PARTNER EVENT:

Jake Heggie Masterclass


PAST EVENT: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
7:30-9:30 pm

Join the Scheidt School of Music for a masterclass with renowned American opera composer Jake Heggie. Heggie will coach singers through performances, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the craft of opera singing.

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PARTNER EVENT:

Jake Heggie Concert


PAST EVENT: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017
University of Memphis
Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
2:30 PM

U of M opera students showcase the work of American composer Jake Heggie. He is best known for his opera Dead Man Walking, the story of a death row inmate and his relationship with a nun who ministered to the prisoners there. Heggie will be at the University of Memphis for a weekend residency and this performance will be the culmination of his time here.

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Opera for Animals:

Overton Bark Park

PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept.25, 2017
5:30-6:00
 

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The Telephone

at Vollintine Evergreen Welcome Center


PAST EVENT: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
7:00-8:00 pm
Vollintine Evergreen Welcome Center
 

Performance of our featured opera, The Telephone, followed by a McCleave Project community conversation.

 

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la traviata:

WKNO Preview Party & The Telephone

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

PAST EVENT: Subscriber Reception at 6 pm
Broadcast begins at 7 pm

After the preview of La traviata, catch a performance of our 30 Days featured opera, The Telephone!

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Pretty Woman

AT RAILGARTEN


PAST EVENT: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Beginning at 7 pm

Why Pretty Woman? Let's just say that the movie and our first opera of the season, La traviata, have a lot in common - and it's not just that Julia & Richard see La Traviata in the movie.

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Advance Memphis:

Art for Jobs

PAST EVENT: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
Performing at 5:45 pm

Advance Memphis Warehouse

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Opera at the

Levitt Shell

SPONSORED BY
GORHAM/SCHAFFLER, INC.


PAST EVENT: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
Beginning at 7 pm

Every year since the very beginning, 30 days of Opera has featured a concert at Memphis' iconic Levitt Shell. This event gives us the perfect opportunity to do what we do best: combining the best of opera with such entertaining gems as Edith Piaf songs and 80s rock classics!
 

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