Vocal Auditions

Be a part of one of Alaska’s premiere performing arts organization!
Auditions to be held May 6, 2018

Destination: Belize

And the WINNER is…Linda Sheppard!
THANK YOU to everyone who entered & supported Anchorage Opera! Bravi tutti

Jean Paal Memorial

Our production of Candide was lovingly dedicated to Jean Paal, (Dec 25, 1926 – Mar 17, 2018), a true patron of the arts and of humanity.

Candide: April 7-8

A treat for opera and Broadway fans alike.
A joint production with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra.


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  Our Sponsors


Delta Air Lines is the Official Airline Sponsor for Don Pasquale. The Alaska Club is our Guest Artists’ Fitness Sponsor. Alaska Airlines is the Official Airline Sponsor for AS One and Candide. Anchorage Opera receives operating support from the Atwood Foundation, the Richard L and Diane M Block 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. As One made possible by an OPERA America Innovation Grant, supported by the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation. Anchorage Opera is a member of OPERA America.

Please consider a Pick.Click.Give donation to Anchorage Opera this year. Thank you & BRAVO!

2017-18 “Happily Ever After” Season


Nov 3 & 4, 2017 @ 8 PM Nov 5, 2017 @ 4 PM

Love. ‘It’s complicated…’ And Pasquale finds out just how complicated it is when he meddles in a young couple’s true love! With the help of the clever Dr. Malatesta, the lovers devise a “be careful what you wish for” scheme to teach him a lesson – she marries him! Donizetti’s hilarious love triangle sparkles with virtuosity & humor. Fun for the entire family. Sung in Italian with English supertitles so you’ll understand every word and ALL the comedy! Come smile with us! Sung in Italian with English supertitles Family friendly and suitable for all ages More info and tickets CLICK HERE


Feb 9 & 10, 2018 @ 8 PM Feb 11, 2018 @ 4 PM

The Alaska premiere of a story about identity, authenticity and compassion. Two voices—Hannah before and Hannah after—share the journey of a sole transgender protagonist as she strives to reconcile the discord between herself and the outside world. With empathy and humor, we experience Hannah’s youthful challenges in a small town, her struggles with family, her discovery of the larger trans community, and her inspiring quest to find her one true self. Based in part on the life of acclaimed filmmaker Kimberly Reed, As One’s rich libretto and evocative melodies make for an unforgettable theater experience. Music & Concept by Laura Kaminsky Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed In English with English supertitles Season Subscription tickets available soon. Single ticket sales begin Sept 2017 For more info CLICK HERE


Apr 7, 2018 @ 8 PM Apr 8, 2018 @ 4 PM

Fast-paced, funny, and philosophical, Anchorage Opera joins nationwide celebrations of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary. Based on the story by Voltaire, Candide sets off with his friends to find the true meaning of life. Their exploits along the way, including separation, war, mistaken identity, kidnapping, murder, and a shipwreck, but they never give up their search for truth in this “best of all possible worlds.” A joint production with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Randall Craig Fleischer, Conductor with staging by Anchorage director Teresa K. Pond. Full of soaring arias and the rightly celebrated Overture, which has become one of Bernstein’s signature pieces, Candide is a treat for opera and Broadway fans alike. In English with English supertitles Season Subscription tickets available soon. Single ticket sales begin Sept 2017 For more info CLICK HERE

News and Press

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra announces Randall Craig Fleischer’s Broadway debut; Charles Prince to conduct upcoming Production of Candide (Press Release from Anchorage Symphony Orchestra)

The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is pleased to share a good news/good news announcement.  ASO Music Director Randall Craig Fleischer will make his Broadway debut when his international sensation Rocktopia rocks Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20th thru April...

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