Upcoming Events




MN Opera @ Books & Bars: <em>All the Ugly and Wonderful Things</em> by Bryn Greenwood
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 6:15
The Happy Gnome

This book club perfectly combines opera, literature, and beer! Join moderator Jeff Kamin and special guests, including Minnesota Opera President and General Director Ryan Taylor, for food, libations, and engaging conversations on books related to MN Opera’s 55th anniversary season. All are welcome to this moderated, opera-infused reinvention of the book club.


Schedule: 5pm-Social Happy Hour, 6:15 - Discussion Begins

Tue 4/24/18 6:15PM


Behind the Curtain: <em>Thaïs</em>
Location: Minnesota Opera Center

Get the inside scoop! Behind the Curtain explores the music, history, and production of each opera. Each event, held at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, will feature talks and informative discussions with members of the cast and creative team.

Wed 4/25/18 7:00PM


Everything is Better in French--Mais Oui!
Studio 125 | 1621 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

An evening of beautiful music and refreshment inspired by Massenet’s sensual and melodic opera, Thaïs.

Sat 4/28/18 6:30PM


Taste of Opera: Thaïs
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5pm
Location: Vieux Carré | 408 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102

Enhance your opera-going experience with Taste of Opera – a pre-show dinner, relaxed conversation with experts from the world of opera, and a ticket to Thaïs. Leave the logistics to us and enjoy an all-inclusive evening out!

Thu 5/17/18 5:00PM


MN Opera @ Books and Bars: <em>Fellow Travelers</em> by Thomas Mallon
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 6:15
Location: The Happy Gnome

This book club perfectly combines opera, literature, and beer! Join moderator Jeff Kamin and special guests, including Minnesota Opera President and General Director Ryan Taylor, for food, libations, and engaging conversations on books related to MN Opera’s 55th anniversary season. All are welcome to this moderated, opera-infused reinvention of the book club.


Schedule: 5pm-Social Happy Hour, 6:15 - Discussion Begins

Tue 5/22/18 6:15PM