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18th Season of Opera

La Traviata by Verdi
Sung in Italian with English supertitles
Friday, January 15, 8pm
Sunday, January 17, 2pm (broadcast live by Iowa Public Radio)
At the Paramount Theatre with Orchestra Iowa, 123 Third Ave SE
Conducted by Daniel Kleinknecht with stage direction by James Marvel.

The cast features Danielle Talamantes (Violetta), Jason Slayden (Alfredo), and Stephen Gaertner (Germont). 

Tickets: $19 - $69 at 319-366-8203 or

Pinocchio by John Davies
A school outreach production performed by members of CR Opera's Young Artist Program
Saturday, January 9, 10:30am
Cedar Rapids Public Library, Whipple Auditorium
Tickets:  free

South Pacific by Rodgers & Hammerstein
A CR Opera Young Artist Program production
June 16-19
on the Lawn at Brucemore
Director by Bill Fabris
Tickets $25 (discounts available with advanced purchase) beginning in April : 319-362-7375 or

Earlier This Season

Taste of Opera
Thursday, September 17, 5pm - 7pm
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 410 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids

An unveiling of our 18th season of opera with complementary access to CRMA galleries, light appetizers, wine, and a musical sample of the season featuring Loralee Songer, mezzo soprano; John Muriello, baritone; and Young Artist Katelyn Lee, soprano.

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