Upcoming Performances


SADLER, SIMPSON, & TREVINO IN CONCERT
with Nyle Matsuoka, piano
SADLER, SIMPSON, & TREVINO IN CONCERT

Mezzo-soprano Cindy Sadler (Chicago Lyric Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Austin Opera), tenor Nicholas Simpson (Fort Worth Opera, Opera Circle Cleveland, Hub Opera) and bass Matthew Trevino (English National Opera, Nashville Opera, Austin Opera) team with Nyle Matsuoka, Austin Opera's principal coach/pianist, to serenade the vineyard with excerpts from Aida, La gioconda, The Pirates of Penzance, and much more.

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 6 pm
Stone House Vineyard
24350 Haynie Flat Rd, Spicewood TX, 78669
Please see www.StoneHouseVineyard.com/events for tickets


ARIA BY REQUEST
A Concert Benefitting Spotlight On Opera/Spotlight Concerts
Aria by Request

Join us for this operatic auction and gourmet goodies by Douglas Kelly. You'll be provided with a "menu" of arias and ensembles from a wide range of operatic fare, from which you can bid on your favorites. You design the concert! And donors of $50 or more receive special premiums such as season tickets, personalized recordings of the arias of your choice by one of our artists, a private house concert, and more.

Donations are tax-deductible and benefit Spotlight on Opera to help provide the best training and opportunities for our very special artists.

Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3 pm
Bachus Conservatory Recital Hall
12233 FM 620 N., Ste. 305, Austin TX, 78750
Tickets $25 in advance at www.SpotlightGala.bpt.me


COSI FAN TUTTE
Cosi fan tutte

Two soldiers play a trick to test the fidelity of their sister sweethearts, egged on by a cynical friend and abetted by a saucy ladies' maid. Mozartís comic masterpiece stars our emerging artists in a concert version of the opera.

Starring: Spotlight Emerging Artists

Fiordiligi: Natalie Bradley
Dorabella: Megan A. Liles
Despina: Rainelle Krause
Ferrando: Kevin Bryant
Gugliemo: Austin Bradley
Don Alfonso: Stephen Maus

Music Direction by Kristin Roach and Nyle Matsuoka
Executive Director & Producer : Cindy Sadler

Friday, May 22, 2015
Location TBA

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Location TBA

Please join us for Spotlight on Opera's 9th Summer Season!

Repertoire under consideration includes Susannah, The Barber of Seville, Madama Butterfly, The Pirates of Penzance, Eugene Onegin, Hansel & Gretl; Opera Scenes Showcase; and several exciting concerts, including:

Aria Extravaganza, July 2015
We kick off with our annual "death by aria" event, always held in popular Austin locations for non-traditional audiences --- and always enthusiastically received!

Opera at the Vineyard Concert, July 29th, 2015
Selected Spotlight singers will return to the beautiful Stone House Vineyards in Spicewood, TX to present an evening of arias and ensembles as guests sample delicious wines and cheeses.

Melodies sous les Chênes, August 2, 2015
Selected Spotlight singers will fill the air beneath the shady oaks with French song, arias, and ensembles at the historic French Legation Museum.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SPOTLIGHT CONCERTS' SEASON, PLEASE VISIT
www.spotlightconcerts.com

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The Crucible
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The Company, 2014
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The Marriage of Figaro

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Would you like to dress up your next party or event with the glamour of live opera? Spotlight on Opera can provide a single special soloist performing your favorite arias, on up to a whole cast of singers performing ensembles and scenes. For more information or to book, please contact Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com.