NolaVie Presents : New Orleans Opera


The New Orleans Opera plans, produces, and presents opera of the highest musical and artistic caliber by drawing on Louisiana’s abundant artistic talent to reach out to a broad public, educating them and developing in them a greater awareness of opera.

Taking opera to the people

With Opera on Tap, the New Orleans Opera exports arias to the people, taking operatic performances into The Rusty Nail, The Inn on Bourbon and, this year, the Abita Brew Pub. In this short documentary video, UNO film student Rebecca Bertrand explores the innovative ... Read More »

'Turandot' meets the Second Line

It’s that time of the year again-- opera in New Orleans. Long recognized as the oldest performing art form in our city, in fact in the country, grand opera is the over-the-top presentation of dramatic acting, stunning stage ... Read More »

But you said you were a size 6!

New Orleans opera fans will argue fiercely about the qualities of the directors or whether they want their favorite opera staged traditionally or in a more contemporary style. They know the names of all the international divas. But ... Read More »

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