“Much more than mere entertainment.”
-The New York Times

 

With a legacy going back 97 years, Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. And you're invited to experience it this summer. Whether you're new to opera or a longtime opera lover, join us for Cincinnati Opera's 2017 Summer Festival, and be moved by the magic of opera.

 

LA BOHÈME

Over 120 years later, Puccini's indelible story of four young bohemians remains one of the world's best-loved operas.

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frida

The turbulent life of the iconic Mexican painter is captured in an opera as bold and haunting as her art.

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THE MAGIC FLUTE

An enchanting, multimedia extravaganza. It's magical, it's seductive, and you will be rapt from beginning to end.

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Special Events

 

OPERA IN THE PARK

Our beloved al fresco concert returns to Washington Park, this year featuring Spanish-themed selections sung by stars of the 2017 season.

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Song from the Uproar

Special collaboration with concert:nova. Missy Mazzoli's chamber opera chronicles the fascinating life of nomad and journalist Isabelle Eberhardt.

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