CINCINNATI OPERA PRESENTS OPERA GOES TO CHURCH – April 27-28 & June 4 – Tickets Available Online Only -Monday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Celebrating its thirteenth year, this inspiring free concert series will present four unique concerts in two inspiring community churches.
CINCINNATI—Cincinnati Opera’s hugely successful free community concert series, Opera Goes to Church, will present performances on three consecutive evenings at Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Woodlawn on April 26, 27, and 28, featuring the choirs of Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, and Southern Baptist Church. On Monday, June 4, Opera Goes to Church will present a concert at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church in Bond Hill featuring the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Choir. Channel 5 news anchor Courtis Fuller will emcee all four concerts. Cincinnati Opera artists will also perform in the concerts, with soloists to be announced at a future date.
Now in its thirteenth year, the series features internationally acclaimed artists from Cincinnati Opera, dynamic congregational choirs, and young artists, performing a variety of musical genres including gospel, jazz, and classical. Cincinnati Opera works closely with the music staff and performers at each location to create powerful, unique programs which are individually crafted for each concert.
Admission to each event is free, though tickets are required (limit four tickets per household per venue). Tickets are available beginning Monday, March 19 at 10 a.m. by visiting cincinnatiopera.org/church and using the promo code PRAISE at the ticketing link.
Opera Goes to Church
Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church
Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m.
9991 Wayne Avenue, Woodlawn, OH 45215
Featuring the Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church Choir; New Jerusalem Baptist Church Choir; Southern Baptist Church Choir; Cincinnati Opera artists; and more performers to be announced
Opera Goes to Church
Allen Temple A.M.E. Church
Monday, June 4 at 7:00 p.m.
7080 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237 (Bond Hill)
Featuring the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Choir; Cincinnati Opera artists; and more performers to be announced
FREE, though tickets are required (limit four tickets per household per venue). Tickets are available beginning Monday, March 19 at 10 a.m. To reserve, visit cincinnatiopera.org/church and use the promo code PRAISE at the ticketing link.
Founded in 1920 and the second oldest opera company in the nation, Cincinnati Opera presents a thrilling season of grand opera every June and July. The company’s repertoire includes beloved classics and contemporary masterworks brought to life by some of the world’s most dynamic performers and creative teams.
Cincinnati Opera’s 2018 Summer Festival runs June 14 through July 31, featuring Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, Claudio Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea, Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, Laura Kaminsky’s As One, and the United States premiere ofAnother Brick in the Wall, based on the Pink Floyd album The Wall. Cincinnati Opera’s 2018 season is made possible with support from ArtsWave, Ohio Arts Council, Macy’s, The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, and many generous individuals, corporations, and foundations.