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Kicking off our season soon!

by Todd

Hello opera lovers! We have a big season this year, and we will be kicking off our first event this Sunday with a Master Class given by visiting tenor Mark Kratz. Mark is here to sing Alfredo in the upcoming Juneau Lyric Opera Production of La Traviata, and is happy to renew his association with OTG since […]

Announcing the OTG 2013/14 season!

by Todd

The centerpiece of the OTG 2013/14 season will be the much anticipated world premiere performance of OTG’s first full opera commission, Bennu’s Birds, with story and music by Rory Merritt Stitt. Performances Feb 22 to March 1 at JDHS Auditorium. Other not to be missed events will include our annual Amalga Chamber Orchestra concert the […]

Masterclass coming up soon!

by Todd

Ciao! Every year we try and produce at least one masterclass from a visiting artist, and this year is no exception. Last season, while Anchorage singer Nancy Caudill was in Juneau to perform the role of Jezibaba in our production of Dvorak’s Rusalka, she attained quite a following of students after her masterclass. Building on the […]

Bennu’s Birds Workshop – KTOO news

by Todd

Audio file of this article New children’s opera tests its wings at workshop By Kelsey Gobroski – KTOO News Intern Posted on November 16, 2012 at 11:00 am Category: Arts & Culture, Featured News Estimated reading time: 5 minutes, 12 seconds Opera to Go’s Amalga Chamber Orchestra this weekend performs the aria of a new […]

Blog post – ACO concert next weekend!

by Todd

Ciao! We have been very busy here at OTG lately, so I’m grateful to have a spare few moments to write to you all about what is happening these days. The big thing on our plate is putting together the Amalga Chamber Orchestra Concert for this coming Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at Northern Light […]

The opera is completed!

by Todd

Ciao! As of a few days ago, Bennu’s Birds is a complete opera! OTG’s first commissioned opera (after a few original pieces based on existing works) is ready for a workshop, after we take a quick look at some of those brand new sounds that pour from Rory’s figurative pen. Yeah, most composers now use […]

No time for a vacation yet! Get out and see a show…

by Todd

Ciao! This fall is a wild and crazy one in Juneau for sure! And while I’m partial to events going on at OTG, there are a number of other performances going on that show us what an arts-dedicated town this really is. Ok, just to put things in perspective, here is what I’m thinking of […]

Rehearsals for Bennu’s Birds have begun!

by Todd

Ciao! It has been a while since my last post, but now that things are starting to heat up again in the arts scene here in Juneau, it is time to let you know about what is happening. This past week, I have started rehearsals for the one-act childern’s opera, Bennu’s Birds – an operatic […]