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Opera Chapman Presents Celestial Visitors Something old, something new; it all revolves around the moon.

April 1, 2024 by | Music

For spring 2024, Opera Chapman has brought together two one-act operas, blending the classical and the contemporary, all centered around the enigmatic allure of the moon. Titled “Celestial Visitors,” the production features Mozart’s Il sogno di Scipione and the west-coast premiere of Robert Moran’s From the Towers of the Moon. A Futuristic Classic, a Traditional

Opera Chapman Presents “Gems of the Bel Canto Era”

September 17, 2013 by | CoPA News

In the early 19th century, Italian opera was dominated by three immensely talented and popular composers:  Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini.  These men knew exactly what their audiences wanted to hear and delivered it in abundance.  ”Gems of the Bel Canto Era” will feature scenes, arias and duets from Bellini’s Il Pirata, La Sonnambula and

Opera Chapman Presents The Merry Widow

March 1, 2013 by | CoPA News

Who is the most famous widow of the 20th century?  Here are a few hints: she inspired high fashion hats, a seductively chic corset, perfumes, cigarettes and even a cocktail.   Still mystified?  She was immortalized in three Hollywood films!  Most importantly, thanks to Franz Lehar’s sensual melodies, she transformed a waltz into a musical seduction. 

Opera Chapman Supported by the Orange County Opera Patrons Group

October 30, 2012 by | CoPA News

Congratulations to everyone involved with the highly successful run of Opera Chapman’s “2012: An Opera Odyssey – The Journey Continues”.  Prior to Friday evening’s sold-out performance, Dean Dale Merrill and Liz Crozer, Director of Development, hosted a reception for donors and were especially grateful to have the support of the Orange County Opera

Opera Chapman Presents “2012: An Opera Odyssey — The Journey Continues”

September 13, 2012 by | CoPA News

 Join us for an exciting and informative journey through the second two hundred years of the compelling art form of opera.  The program will feature scenes, arias and duets from Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Beethoven’s Fidelio, Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri, Verdi’s La Traviata, Puccini’s La Bohème and more.  Don’t miss this exciting program featuring

Opera Chapman Collaborates With Pacific Symphony

March 14, 2012 by | Performances

The College of Performing Arts is pleased to announce an exciting new collaboration between the Pacific Symphony and Opera Chapman.  Prior to the Pacific Symphony concerts on February 23, 24 & 25 and March 1, 2 & 3, Opera Chapman soloists performed musical selections in the lobby of the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.  The

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