January 9, 2015

Opera Conference 2015 Washington, DC, May 6-9 OPERA America’s annual conference is the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Gain insight and ideas from within and outside the opera field. Build your network. Foster organizational partnerships. Discover what opera companies are doing to advance the art form. Learn practical skills that will enhance […]

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Marc Scorca on the State of the Art Form 2014

November 7, 2014

MARC SCORCA, OPERA AMERICA PRESIDENT, WRITES ON THE STATE OF THE ART FORM Dear Opera Colleagues, National Opera Week 2014 has been a great success, with 150 events offered by nearly 200 organizations in 40 states. From a social media preview night in Minnesota to Joyce DiDonato’s singing of The Star-Spangled Banner before Game 7 […]

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How will you celebrate National Opera Week 2014?

September 15, 2014

From Friday, October 24 to Sunday, November 2, you can engage your community, develop new audiences, and celebrate the diversity and excitement of opera. Some ideas: Promote scheduled performances Offer free public events Hold press conferences Issue season announcements Conduct social media campaigns Post  news of your activities and events on the Opera Volunteers Facebook page. […]

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Omaha In The Fall

May 25, 2014

Save the date for this weekend celebration of the arts in Omaha.  The Opera Omaha Guild will welcome the OVI Board and all members on October 16 through 19.  In addition to a performance of “Rigoletto,” they’ve planned visits to an artist studio, a renowned community theater, a history museum, and much more.  Make plans […]

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January 13, 2014

OVI and Opera America continue their collaboration with this year’s Opera Conference 2014 in the City by the Bay.  Registrants can participate in special OVI events and a full lineup of workshops, performances and gatherings organized by Opera America.

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October 13, 2013

Each year, organizations and individuals throughout North America delight and engage opera fans old and new with hundreds of free events. From backstage tours to flash performances and YouTube contests, National Opera Week has activities for everyone, everywhere.  Opera America has taken the lead on this exciting annual event.  Opera Volunteers International is a member of […]

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November Meeting in Austin

July 27, 2013

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND MAKE RESERVATIONS NOVEMBER 21 – 24 The weekend begins Thursday evening with a pre-opera dinner and lecture followed by the Austin Lyric Opera performance of Verdi’s Don Carlo – then, a docent tour of the LBJ Library dinner at Fonda San Miguel Esther’s Follies performance breakfast and a docent tour of […]

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July 13, 2013

EXPERIENCE VERDI’S BICENTENNIAL IN ITALY Join Opera Volunteers International for its October 2013 trip to ITALY Parma – Milan – Mantua – Cremona – Busseto – Soragna – Fontanellato Experience the opening night of “Don Carlo” at La Scala featuring superstar Rene Pape as King Phillip, the Bicentennial Gala Concert at the Teatro Regio, and […]

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Opera Conference 2013: Vancouver

January 20, 2013

“OPERA OUT OF BOUNDS” May 8-11, 2013 OVI And Opera America Join Forces In Vancouver Grab your passport and bring your best ideas to share with opera support groups, volunteers and opera companies throughout North America. The conference begins Wednesday, May 8 (OVI’s Board meets that morning) with the Opening Session and Keynote in the […]

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Opera Volunteers Schedules Trip to Italy

January 20, 2013

CELEBRATE VERDI’S BICENTENNIAL IN ITALY Join OVI on a tour of the heart of Verdi country – Parma, Milan, Mantua, Cremona, Busseto, Soragna, Fontanellato – for eight spectacular days from October 8 through October 15, 2013. See and hear Rene Pape in Don Carlo at La Scala, attend the Bicentennial Gala Concert at the Teatro […]

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