We are please to introduce our newCostume & Alterations Director, Lauren Smith! We are looking ahead with hopeful hearts that our Costume & Alterations Shop will soon be abuzz with machines running and visitors chatting. In the meantime, we want to take this opportunity to introduce you to our newest team member, Lauren. Lauren is… Read More Meet the Designer
Dear Opera Friend, As we transition into our off-season, we want to thank our donors and patrons for their unwavering support of our mission: enhance public appreciation and support of opera in St. Louis and preserve the beauty of this art form for generations to come. With every ticket purchase, donation, and encouraging word, you… Read More Spring Donation Match
Winter Opera’s 13th Season has come to a close, and reviews are rolling in from last weekend’s performances of the St. Louis premiere of Fanciulla del West! See what the critics are saying so far: Post-Dispatch, Eric Meyer: “Winter Opera St. Louis clinched its 13th season this weekend with a riveting production and local debut… Read More Rave Reviews Close Winter Opera’s 13th Season!
Winter Opera St. Louis’ final production of Season 13 is just 10 days away! Debuting for the first time in St. Louis, Puccini’s wild west opera is considered a magnum opus, especially for its melodic score and impressive orchestration. The opening night’s conductor in 1910 called it a “great symphonic poem.” Set in gold mining… Read More Fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini
The Post-Dispatch, Eric Meyer: “The performance was musically exhilarating, visually vibrant and comically moving.” “Galati’s many coloratura passages provided thrilling operatic moments; the vocal intricacies in “Chacun le Sait, Chacun le Dit,” for example, were strikingly articulate, and she tossed off high notes seemingly with ease.” “Winter Opera St. Louis has come a long way… Read More La fille du régiment Reviews
Jeremy Bates – tenor Jeremy Bates is a native of Pacific, Missouri. He attended East Central College in Union, Missouri and studied under Dr. Leon Burke before graduating with an Associate of Arts in Music in 2015. Bates continued his studies at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and studied under Dr. Christopher Goeke.… Read More Meet the Chorus of La fille du régiment!
Today is #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving to kick of the giving season. Support local arts and local artists by donating to Winter Opera St. Louis! Today all donations will help support all the work that goes into creating the world class performances you know and love. Whether it’s $5 or $500, any contribution… Read More Support Local Arts Today, Giving Tuesday!
On Friday, September 27th, Winter Opera St. Louis celebrated the beginning of its Thirteenth Season with our annual Fall Gala fundraiser at Old Warson Country Club. Around 200 guests celebrated with us as we enjoyed delicious food, drinks, and the musical performances by sopranos Gina Galati and Karen Kanakis, baritone John Robert Green, and tenor… Read More Winter Opera Season 13 Gala Recap