About Us

About Us

Opera Memphis is 100% opera and 100% Memphis. Since 1956, we have produced world-class opera for the people of Memphis and the Mid-South. As we approach the 60th anniversary of our founding, we look forward to a bright future! To us, that means strengthening our deep ties in the Memphis community, continuing to produce world-class opera featuring top-name artists, investing in new works, and increasing our civic impact. 


Our mission

is to entertain and inspire the people of Memphis and the Mid-South through the art of opera.


is to to be a nationally recognized model of artistic integrity, musical excellence, and community involvement.


Respect the Music. Respect the Story. Respect the Artists. Respect the Audience. 



Opera Memphis, Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization.