Performances & Events

MassOpera is Back Party!

September 11 | 4 PM to 8 PM
Eustis Estate Museum in Milton, MA
Featuring: Performances from our upcoming La Traviata

MassOpera is thrilled to announce our first LIVE in-person event in over two years!  Celebrate friendship and music-making with us!

La Traviata

October 17 – 24 – Various Performances and Times
Eustis Estate Museum in Milton, MA
Conductor: Daniel P. Ryan, Stage Director: Katy Early

MassOpera welcomes you back to our first live production in nearly 2 years!  Join us for an immersive, site-specific production of Verdi’s classic opera, as the Eustis Estate comes alive through the storytelling of our magnificent performers!  Tickets on sale 8/17!

Past Events

Role Preparation Master Classes for Singers

Thursdays: April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 @ 6-8 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Instructor: Chuck Hudson

MassOpera is proud to partner once again with renowned stage director, Chuck Hudson, on a series of classes focused on acting in movement to help singers best tackle performance material.

Movement Techniques for Creating Trouser Roles

Saturday: February 27 @ 2-4 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Instructor: Chuck Hudson

MassOpera is thrilled to bring back renowned Stage Director, Chuck Hudson, this time for his movement class for trouser roles!

Valentine's Day Songs and Shout-outs

Sunday: February 14 @ 2 PM
Virtually via Zoom
Featured Singers: Tahanee Aluwihare, Junhan Choi, Maggie Finnegan, Melissa Joseph, and Emily Siar

MassOpera is thrilled to present our first major Virtual Event of 2021, modeled after our heartwarming and successful Mother’s Day Concert in 2020.  This time LIVE!

Madame Kirsten's Pregame Dating Show & Bridegroom Broadcast

Saturday, January 23rd @ 7 PM (Pre-Show) and 8 PM (Broadcast)
Virtually via Zoom (Pre-Show) and YouTube (Broadcast)
Hosts: Madame Kirsten and Lusty Terentia

Including a boozey pre-show followed by the first ever broadcast of Dan Shore’s The Beautiful Bridegroom, this will prove to be a raucously fun evening!

Freedom Ride Panel and Broadcast

Wednesday, October 21st @ 7 PM (Panel) and 8 PM (Broadcast)
Virtually via Zoom (Panel) and via YouTube (Broadcast)
Panelists: Dan Shore, Lidiya Yankovskaya, Alicia Russell, and Ron Williams – Moderator: Michael J. Bobbitt

MassOpera is thrilled to present a broadcast of selections from Freedom Ride, preceded by a panel with members of the creative team and cast! 

A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret

Saturday, July 25th @ 8:00 PM
NAGLY YouTube OR Facebook Page
Singers: Jass Bianchi, Wes Hunter, Todd McNeel, Jr., and
Abigail Whitney Smith

MassOpera is thrilled to Co-Present the A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret with the North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ+ Youth (NAGLY).  This benefit concert will raise funds to support NAGLY’s mission to honor, respect, educate, and empower GLBTQ+ Youth.  Sponsor a song or simply donate!  Viewing is FREE!

New Opera Workshop Intent to Submit Application

Open Monday, June 1st to Wednesday, July 15 @ 11:59 PM

After two successful collaborations with Washington National Opera (2018) and Chicago Opera Theater (2019), MassOpera begins a new partnership with OperaHub for the re-imagined New Opera Workshop (NOW)

Mother's Day Songs and Shout-outs

Sunday, May 10th @ 4 PM
MassOpera YouTube Page
Singers: Rachele Schmiege, Giovanni Formisano, Vera Savage, Stefan Barner, & Dana Varga

MassOpera is thrilled to present our first ever virtual even in honor of Mother’s Day.  Donate-what-you-can along with a 30-word or less shout-out to your Mom, and one of our singers will read your personal shout-out during the virtual concert! 

Freedom Ride

Sunday, November 3rd @ 3 PM
The Strand Theatre | Dorchester
Composer & Librettist: Dan Shore

MassOpera is thrilled to introduce its 2nd New Opera Workshop with a performance of Dan Shore’s Freedom Ride. This performance is in collaboration with Chicago Opera Theatre in preparation for their world premiere of the fully staged opera in February 202o in Chicago.

Freedom Ride Gala

Thursday, October 17th @ 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
VIP Reception from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Main Event from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
VIP Venue | Napoleon Room @ Club Café
Main Event Venue | Moonshine Room @ Club Café

Join MassOpera at the party of the season to support and honor the epic Freedom Ride!  Don’t miss libations, auctions, special performances and party game!

Pride Trivia Cabaret

Sunday June 9th @ 12:00 PM
Moonshine Room @ Club Café

Back by popular demand we are bringing you MassOpera’s Trivia Cabaret for Pride.  We are combining your favorite trivia cabaret with pride brunch, so grab a mimosa, listen to some sangin, and compete for trivia prizes!

Die Fledermaus Cast & Campaign Party

Tuesday April 16 @ 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Moonshine Room at Club Café

Join crowdfunding donors, the cast of Die Fledermaus, and other artists on Tuesdsay, April 16th at Club Café for some nosh and libations!

Die Fledermaus

Friday April 5 to Saturday April 13 Various Times
Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts
Composer: Johann Strauss
Librettist: Sarah Ina Meyers

In this updated new English translation, Die Fledermaus is set in NYC in the present-day with social media influences and reality TV stars taking center stage.  Join us for a raucous immersive theatrical experience that is equal parts opera and party!

The 2019 Concert

Sunday March 3rd @ 3:00 PM
Longwood Towers Lobby & Reception Hall

A Benefit Concert featuring selections from Die Fledermaus, and Opera & Musical Theatre favorites.  Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow

MassOpera Launch Gala

Saturday, October 20th @ 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
VIP Reception from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Main Event from 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Back Bay Social Club

Kick-off the official launch of MassOpera at the party of the season! Libations, delectables, soaring singing, auction prizes, all with the classic feel of a Speakeasy will help you ring in the new era of MassOpera!

Taking Up Serpents

Sunday, September 30th @ 3 PM
Deane Hall at the Calderwood Pavillion
at the Boston Center for the Arts
Composer: Kamala Sankaram, Librettist: Jerre Dye

MassOpera is thrilled to introduce its inaugural New Opera Workshop with a performance of Taking Up Serpents. This performance is in collaboration with Washington National Opera in preparation for their world premiere of the fully staged opera in January 2019 at the Kennedy Center.