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    Announcing the 2014-2015 season of…
    Opera’s Greatest Hits!

    Give three cheers and one cheer more for

    H.M.S. Pinafore ~ Gilbert & Sullivan

    November 21 & 23, 2014
    A boatload of sisters, cousins and aunts…
    A Little Buttercup…
    And the hilarious Monarch of the Sea!
    In English

    Feel the heat of the lusty, legendary

    Carmen ~ Bizet

    February 13 & 15, 2015
    A sensuous Habanera…
    A fiery Flamenco dance…
    And Spain’s hot-blooded Toreador!
    In French with projected English translations

    Behold the fire of the gypsy’s curse, ablaze with

    Il Trovatore ~ Verdi

    April 24 & 26, 2015
    A heroic dueling troubadour…
    A fatal love triangle…
    And the celebrated Anvil Chorus of the gypsies!
    In Italian with projected English translations

    Knoxville Opera’s Rossini Festival

    International Street Fair

    Saturday, April 25, 2015 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Downtown Knoxville

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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.

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