Alaska Airlines is the Official Airline Sponsor for Maria de Buenos Aries and The Mikado. Anchorage Opera receives operating support from the Atwood Foundation, and from the Municipality of Anchorage. Anchorage Opera Company is supported, in part, by a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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OPERAS OF THE 2015-2016 SEASON
Oct. 23-25, 2015
Carmen is the passionate tale of a bewitching Gypsy seductress and the Spanish soldier who forsakes everything for her love. Bizet’s immortal score overflows with famously intoxicating melodies and captivating dances. This riveting drama of love, jealousy, and betrayal is one of the world’s most popular operas. Carmen: sensual, seductive, irresistible!
In French with English titles.
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Maria de Buenos Aires
Jan. 21-24, 2016
Sensual and pulsing to the beat of Argentine tango, María de Buenos Aires erupts with passion. This mesmerizing tale of a woman totally consumed by desire and her reckless search for love and freedom intoxicates the eye and ear. Piazzolla’s seductive score is irresistible and electrifying, and Ferrer’s poetry is compelling and provocative. Like the tango itself, María de Buenos Aries entwines you in its fierce embrace and never lets you go!
In Spanish with English titles.
Apr. 15-17, 2016
The Mikado is laugh out loud fun for the entire family. In this popular operetta by the masters of the genre, Gilbert and Sullivan, Victorian England meets an imaginary imperial Japan. Sparkling satire, famous melodies, and captivating silliness abound in this topsy-turvy tale of misadventures. Leave your worries behind and journey to a land of lotus blossoms, levity, and laughter with The Mikado!
In English with English titles.