Knoxville Opera Events

Knoxville Opera hosts a wide range of events throughout the year celebrating the magic, the drama, and the art of Opera through a wide variety of exciting performances and activities. Browse some of our annual events to learn more.

July 5 – August 3
Opera 101 at Boys & Girls Clubs

August 8
Beck Cultural Center “8th of August Jubilee” Performance

September 13  
Maestro Salesky Master Class at UT School of Music


September 19  
Opera Season Preview at Cancer Support Community

September 20 
Dinner Soirée at Rarity Bay Country Club



October 3  
KO The Pirates of Penzance Encore Screening at Jewelry Television (Members Only Event)


October 13
KO Guild The Impresario/Gianni Schicchi Cast Party

October 24
The Impresario/Gianni Schicchi Student Dress Rehearsal at Tennessee Theatre




December 6
Holiday Concert at Blount County Library



January 8 – 25 
Lucia* Performances in Schools

January 12 
Lucia* at Fox Den Country Club Dinner


January 19
Lucia* at Tellico Village Yacht Club Dinner

January 15 – April 17
African-American Voices Series in Knox County Schools

January 21  
MLK, Jr Celebration Performance

January 25
Knoxville Opera Benefactors Reception (Members Only Event)

February 13
KO Guild Lucia Cast Party

February 20
Lucia Student Dress Rehearsal at Tennessee Theatre

February 22 




April 18
KO Il Trovatore Encore Screening at Jewelry Television (Members Only Event)

May 4
Sacred Music Concert/Cavalleria Rusticana Performance at Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

May 5
Sacred Music Concert/Cavalleria Rusticana Performance at Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus


June 22
Pridefest Performance

June 
KO Guild Martini Party

*Abridged production of Lucia di Lammermoor in English