Enjoy innovative, award-winning opera performances.

Our renowned Opera Theatre program performs one main-stage production each year, and a series of opera scenes throughout the academic year. Explore the current season's performances below.

Buy tickets for opera performances!

Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone during the academic year at 920-832-6749. Tickets for opera performances go on sale two weeks prior to the first performance. 


2021-2022 Opera Performances

a black and white drawing of the characters Burke and Hare

The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare will be screened online during a four day period from April 22nd to April 25th. 

 

The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare

Music by Julian Grant | Libretto by Mark Campbell

Directed by: Copeland Woodruff

Produced by: Iris Designs

This production and film are dedicated to the memory of John Koopman who began the opera program at Lawrence University and whose loss is felt by the community. We, the opera studies ensemble, stand on his legacy.

 

Students singing during opera performance

One Act Operas: Puccini's Suor Angelica and Britten's Curlew River

Directed by Copeland Woodruff
Music Direction by Kristin Roach

Our award-winning Opera program performed two one-act operas this year, Puccini's Suor Angelica and Britten's Curlew River.