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North Carolina Opera’s Siegfried Triumphantly Opens the Opera’s 2019-2020 Season

When the North Carolina Opera’s Sunday, Nov. 10th, matinee performance of Richard Wagner’s dramatic Siegfried: Act III in Concert begins, the 80-player North Carolina Opera Orchestra brings the recognizable strains of Wagner’s music to life, under the skillful baton of conductor Timothy Myers. The orchestra performs Wagner’s music beautifully. When the violinists play, they have… Read More ›

Middle Earth Met the Marvel Universe on Sept. 16th and 18th in the N.C. Opera’s Das Rheingold

Over the span of nearly 26 years, German composer Richard Wagner constructed a cycle of four operas, based loosely on characters from Norse mythology and the German epic poem Nibelungenlied (The Song of the Nibelungs). This quartet, officially titled Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) is more commonly known as The Ring… Read More ›

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NORTH CAROLINA OPERA ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 SEASON

RALEIGH, N.C.—North Carolina Opera General Director Eric Mitchko announced the company’s 2012-2013 season today. The season will commemorate the bicentennial of two of opera’s greatest composers, Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both born in 1813. It will again include performances in both Raleigh and Chapel Hill, and will feature a mix of established stars and… Read More ›