Upcoming Performances

Summer 2015
Spotlight is thrilled to announce our 9th Summer Season, Once Upon a Time at the Opera.

Join us for our fairytale season, including Spotlight's very first children's shows (which adults will love).

NOW ON SALE: Spotlight Family Pass
Now your family of 5 (two adults, 3 children aged 14 and under) can enjoy the entire Spotlight season for $150 --- a savings of $56 over single ticket prices. Included are:

Little Red Riding Hood ($25 value)
Shakespeare Goes to the Opera ($41 value)
Hansel & Gretel ($70 value)
Magic Flute ($70 value)

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ARIA EXTRAVAGANZA

Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 3 pm
Whole Foods Market at Arbor Trails
4301 W. William Cannon, Austin TX, 78749


OPERA AT THE VINEYARD CONCERT

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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Stone House Vineyard
24350 Haynie Flat Rd, Spicewood TX, 78669


MELODIES SOUS LES CHÊNES

Selected Spotlight singers will fill the air beneath the shady oaks with French song, arias, and ensembles at the historic French Legation Museum.

Sunday, August 2, 2015
French Legation Museum
802 San Marcos Street, Austin TX, 78702

$10 suggested donation at the door
Please see www.FrenchLegationMuseum.org for information.


SHAKESPEARE GOES TO THE OPERA

The year is 1933. A society of Oxford scholars and community members devoted to opera and the works of the Bard gather to give a program inspired by a new work based on The Merry Wives of Windsor, by famed British composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. Excerpts from Romeo & Juliette, Falstaff, Hamlet, MacBeth, Otello, and Sir John in Love.

Tickets: $10 General Public, $7 seniors/students/military with ID

*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com

Available at the door or in advance

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Friday, August 7, 2015 at 7 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723


LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

Sung in English
Directed by Josh Miller
Musical Direction by Kristin Roach

Seymour Barab's charming contemporary re-telling of the classic fairytale entertains children and adults alike, while imparting important lessons about minding your parents and not talking to strangers. With a running time of about 40 minutes, this audience-participation show lets kids be kids and is perfect for a school, library or church setting. Would you like an exclusive performance of Little Red for your group this summer? Please contact us at Info@SpotlightOnOpera.com.


*Please contact individual branches for seating and ticket information.*

August 3, 4 p.m. at Austin Public Library Howson Branch (Tarry Town), 2500 Exposition, Austin, TX, 78703; (512) 974-8800
August 5, 2 p.m. at Austin Public Library Hampton Branch (Oak Hill), 5125 Convict Hill Rd., Austin, TX, 78749; (512) 974-9900
August 7, 11 a.m. at Dripping Springs Public Library, 501 Sportsplex Dr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620; (512) 858-7825
August 10, 2 p.m. at Austin Public Library Manchaca Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX, 78745; (512) 974-8700

*August 11, 1 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 5701 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78723
Tickets: $5 at the door, cash, check, credit card.

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*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com


HANSEL & GRETEL

Sung in English
Directed by Bruce Cain
Musical Direction by Kristin Roach

Englebert Humperdinck sets the classic Grimm fairytale to delightful music, including the famous Evening Prayer and Witch's Ride.

Tickets: $20 General Public, $10 seniors/students/military with ID
*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com
Available at the door or in advance.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723


THE MAGIC FLUTE

Sung in German with English dialogue
Directed by Cindy Sadler
Musical Direction by Kristin Roach

Mozart's Masonic fable pits a young prince and princess and the forces of Light against the wicked Queen of the Night and her minions, in an exotic world filled with dragons, bird people, kindly spirits, and magic.

Tickets: $20 General Public, $10 seniors/students/military with ID
*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com
Available at the door or in advance.

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Friday, August 14, 2015 at 7 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723


HANSEL & GRETEL

Sung in English
Directed by Bruce Cain
Musical Direction by Kristin Roach

Englebert Humperdinck sets the classic Grimm fairytale to delightful music, including the famous Evening Prayer and Witch's Ride.

Tickets: $20 General Public, $10 seniors/students/military with ID
*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com
Available at the door or in advance.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 3 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723


THE MAGIC FLUTE

Sung in German with English dialogue
Directed by Cindy Sadler
Musical Direction by Kristin Roach

Mozart's Masonic fable pits a young prince and princess and the forces of Light against the wicked Queen of the Night and her minions, in an exotic world filled with dragons, bird people, kindly spirits, and magic.

Tickets: $20 General Public, $10 seniors/students/military with ID
*Included in Spotlight Family Pass but you must reserve your seats in advance by emailing Assistant@SpotlightOnOpera.com
Available at the door or in advance.

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Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 3 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
5701 Cameron Rd, Austin TX, 78723

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www.spotlightconcerts.com

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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.