The ultimate culmination of the best of all the arts, performances held at the Historic Tennessee Theatre.
Knoxville Opera will be celebrating its 40th Anniversary Season this year in grand style, featuring two of the largest and most popular Italian operas along with a staggering 100-event calendar of education/community events.
Headlined by fabulous artists from the United States, Canada, Korea and Russia, the company will have several events to commemorate and celebrate this historic year. The presentations of Turandot and Aida will be two of the largest, most lush opera productions in Knoxville history, in addition, the 40th Anniversary Gala Concert will offer the “greatest hits” of the opera world. It will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience in person locally these outstanding selections from some of the most famous and followed operas of all time.
The Opera’s education/community event calendar consisting of mostly free events will include the 17th Annual Rossini Festival (April 14); the 9th Annual Knoxville Opera Goes to Church concert at Overcoming Believers Church (October 22); in-school presentations of Opera 101, Turandot, and the African-American Voices Series; and concert appearances at Blount County Library, Pellissippi State, Cancer Support Community, Rarity Bay, Tellico Community Church, BOO! at the Zoo, the HoLa Festival, Mighty Musical Monday, PrideFest, and many more. For a complete calendar, cast biographies, and information about Knoxville Opera Guild events, please visit the Opera’s website.