Winter Opera St Louis
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Kelly Thomas
Administrative Director
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Winter Opera Saint Louis Announces its 16th Season / 2022-2033

ST. LOUIS, MO, October 11th, 2022 — Winter Opera Saint Louis, a non-profit professional opera company providing St. Louis with world-class operatic performances, announces its 16th season, featuring two full operas and an operetta with casts from across the country and around the world. The 16th Season runs from November 18th, 2022 to March 5th, 2023.

The repertoire ranges in style and composition including works from a variety of operatic arias, ensembles and classic ballet, with productions by Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi and Sigmund Romberg. All performances are held at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center. 

The season begins with La Rondine, an opera with performances on November 18, 2022 at 7:30PM and November 20, 2022 at 2:00PM. Inspired by Viennese Operetta, La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini tells the story of true love between the courtesan Magda and a young modest boy named Ruggero. As a kept woman of Rombaldo, Magda leads a comfortable life in Paris, but will she decide on a life of luxury or love? Enjoy the lush melodies of Puccini in this timeless love story.

The second production of the season is Macbeth, an opera with performances on January 20, 2023 at 7:30PM and January 22, 2023 at 2:00PM. Macbeth the opera by Giuseppe Verdi brings a powerful psychological thriller as witches prophesize how close Macbeth is to the throne, and whether fate will crown him without his taking action, yet he dreams of blood and treachery. When Lady Macbeth hears of the prophecy, she too wishes to see it fulfilled by whatever means necessary.

The season concludes with The Desert Song, an operetta with performances on March 3, 2023 at 7:30PM and March 5, 2023 at 2:00PM. Explore the land of romance and adventure with the mysterious Red Shadow. He is beloved by the Riffs, whom he commands, and feared by the French, who seek to conquer his lands. Music by Sigmund Romberg will transport you into your own oasis paradise.

Winter Opera Saint Louis has individual ticket prices ranging from $45 to $65 along with student and group discounts. To purchase tickets, please visit or call our office at (314) 865-0038. 

About Winter Opera Saint Louis 

Winter Opera Saint Louis is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide St. Louis with world-class operatic performances during the winter months. Their work features nationally and internationally known artists, performing classic operas in their original languages, with English supertitles. Winter Opera Saint Louis also highlights local performers and strengthens the local artistic community year-round through community outreach programs and workshops. For more information, go to

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