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Subscriptions and single tickets now available. Performances and dates/times, below.
Maestro Salesky’s onstage opera preview begins 45 minutes prior to each performance.
Knoxville Opera Premiere
A triangle of forbidden love unfolds against the backdrop of war between the Gauls and the Romans. Norma, the Druid Priestess, unable to protect her people and humiliated by her own actions, throws herself into the flames of the temple’s sacrificial pyre. Some of opera’s most dramatic and ravishing music!
Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Knoxville Opera’s Rossini Festival
Saturday, April 12, 2014 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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Knoxville Opera’s mission is to provide the residents of East Tennessee with high quality, locally produced opera and to contribute to the future of the operatic art form by educating the community about opera and its role in our culture. Knoxville Opera, founded in 1978, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization presenting productions made possible, in part, by generous funding from our patrons, the Tennessee Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Knoxville, the Arts and Culture Alliance of Knoxville, the Arts & Heritage Fund and the Cole Foundation.