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Tacoma Opera Reflections: Introducing Our 2021 – 2022 Season

Enjoy the newest video from our informational series with Tacoma Opera’s General Director, Noel Koran as we discuss our upcoming 2021 – 2022 season!

Papageno’s Story – Intermezzo Recital

Tacoma Opera is thrilled to present the 12th installment of our Intermezzo Recital Series!
We hope you enjoy this month’s Intermezzo Recital as some of the stars of Tacoma Opera present Papageno’s Story, with a creative twist at the end!

Aria Fest

Cast Your Aria Fest Votes Today!

We have put together a list of snippets from some of our all-time favorite arias performed by the stars of Tacoma Opera over the years.

Vote on your favorites and the winning arias will be performed virtually in full-length by our artists!

This Summer, Tacoma Opera will be hosting an exciting virtual event where you can purchase tickets to listen to the winning arias, in addition to an after-party discussion with Tacoma Opera’s Artistic Director, Noel Koran, following the performances. Listen to our top 16 arias below, then vote for your favorites in our short survey!

Video Blog & Intermezzo Recitals
Tamino’s Aria
Magic Flute – WA Mozart 2014
Eric Neuville, Tenor
Pamina’s Aria
Magic Flute – WA Mozart 2014
Tess Altiveros, Soprano

Leporello – The List Aria
Don Giovanni – WA Mozart 2015
Igor Vieira
Donna Elvira
Don Giovanni – WA Mozart 2015
Christina Kowalski

Mack the Knife
The Threepenny Opera – Kurt Weill 2016
Tate Jorgensen
Tatiana’s Aria
Eugene Onegin – Pyotr Tchaikovsky 2017
Allison Pohl

Lenski’s Aria
Eugene Onegin – Pyotr Tchaikovsky 2017
Timothy Janecke
The Countess’ Aria
The Marriage of Figaro – WA Mozart 2017
Allison Pohl

Susanna’s Aria
The Marriage of Figaro – WA Mozart 2017
Jocelyn Thomas
Carmen’s Aria
Carmen – George Bizet 2018
Caitlyn McKnechney

Escamillo’s Aria
Carmen – George Bizet 2018
Jose Rubio
Hanna’s Aria
The Merry Widow – Franz Lehar 2018
Jessica Milanese

Camille’s Aria
The Merry Widow – Franz Lehar 2018
John Marzano
Nemorino’s Aria
Elixir of Love – Gaetano Donizetti 2019
Brendan Tuohy

Tosca’s Aria
Tosca – Giacomo Puccini 2020
Kristen Vogel
Cavaradossi’s Aria
Tosca – Giacomo Puccini 2020
Timothy Janecke

Tacoma Opera Reflections with Noel Koran – 04/28/2021

Enjoy the newest video from our informational series with Tacoma Opera’s General Director, Noel Koran. In this video, we sit down for an interview with Nichole Cooke, Tacoma Opera’s wonderful Administrative Director! If you enjoyed this installment of our educational series, we ask for you to please consider making a tax-deductible donation below to help us keep opera and the performing arts alive and well within our community. Make a donation here: http://www.tacomaopera.com/donate/

Melodies from Shore to Shore – Intermezzo Recital by Tim Janecke

Tacoma Opera is thrilled to present the 11th installment of our Intermezzo Recital Series! We hope you enjoy this lovely performance by Tacoma Opera tenor, Tim Janecke, accompanied by Sheila Bristol on the piano, as they take you on a musical journey with Melodies from Shore to Shore!