Previews, Classes, & Concerts Share

  • Spring Sing

    Spring Sing

    Now in its second year, Spring Sing! brings music out of the theater and into the community by bringing together professional singers from OTSL with hundreds of community volunteers from diverse backgrounds for an annual “spontaneous” concert at an iconic St. Louis location. Click here for more information. 

  • Center Stage

    Center Stage

    A New Showcase Concert

    Celebrate the stars of tomorrow in an all-new main season event highlighting the talents of our 2015 of Gerdine Young Artists. 

    Click here for more information.

  • Opera Previews

    Opera Previews

    These free talks give information including background on composers, historical framework, and information specific to Opera Theatre’s productions. Previews are held one hour before each curtain (7pm Wednesday-Saturday, 6pm on Sundays, and 12pm for matinees) in the Community Music School Auditorum (the building just east of the theater).

    Opera Previews are generously underwritten by Mary Susman and Tom Herm.

  • Spotlight on Opera

    Spotlight on Opera

    This informative series features an engaging array of invited experts (including conductors, directors, and designers) and performances by our Gerdine Young Artists.  Programs held at the Ethical Society at 9001 Clayton Road (63117) on Mondays in May at 7:30 pm.  Tickets for the full series are just $36 (for all four sessions), or $12 per session.

  • A Little Lunch Music

    A Little Lunch Music

    These three free Monday noontime concerts present performances by the artists featured in main season productions.

  • John D. Levy Master Classes

    John D. Levy Master Classes

    Each year renowned artists share insights with Opera Theatre’s Gerdine Young Artists.

    Made possible by the Levy Family and presented in memory of John D. Levy, a founding board member of Opera Theatre.

  • Illuminating Opera with Amy Kaiser

    Illuminating Opera with Amy Kaiser

    For four Thursday and Saturday mornings in April, St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser takes you behind the music for each of our operas.  This exhilarating musical investigation of each opera is offered at the Sally S. Levy Opera Center on Thursdays (April 2, 9, 16, 23) and Saturdays (April 4, 11, 18, 25) at 9:45 A.M. For tickets call (314) 961-0644.

  • Artists in Residence

    Artists in Residence

    Each December, Opera Theatre brings two professional opera singers and a pianist to St. Louis area schools and community organizations introducing audiences to the classically trained voice.

  • Docent Programs

    Docent Programs

    Trained volunteers from the Opera Guild enhance Opera Theatre’s educational programs all year long with free classroom instruction and Docent Presentations to prepare for Young People’s Operas, dress rehearsals and special opera studies through the Music!Words!Opera! program. Adult presentations are also available for senior groups and community organizations including The Ethical Society, OASIS, Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Shepard Center.

  • Dress Rehearsals

    Dress Rehearsals

    Each season, student groups attend orchestra dress rehearsals for each of the main season productions. Click here for more information.

    Made possible by Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis.