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All Opera & Dance Performances

Our upcoming events are listed below:


The Dance Theatre of Harlem
2015/2016 Dance
The Dance Theatre of Harlem
DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM

Now in its fourth decade of excellence, Dance Theatre of Harlem continues to bring bold, new forms of artistic expression to worldwide audiences. Do not miss this multicultural institution perform pieces from its unparalleled repertoire.

SPECIAL VALENTINE’S WEEKEND PERFORMANCES!
Sat 2/13/16 7:30PM Dance Theatre of Harlem
Sun 2/14/16 2:30PM Dance Theatre of Harlem


The Tender Land
2015/2016 Opera
The Tender Land

METRO DETROIT PREMIERE

A rarely performed American classic! Romantic and youthful dreams are the components of Copland’s coming-of-age story. Set in the Midwest of the 1930s, young Laurie is determined to escape the family farm and find true love in this classic tale that will arrest you with its lyrical beauty and soaring melodies.

A co-production with Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in conjunction with the Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center. Sung in English with English supertitles.

AT THE MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

44575 Garfield Rd. at Hall Rd., Clinton Township
macombcenter.com | 586.286.2141
SAT., MAR. 12, 2016 | 7:30 PM
SUN., MAR. 13, 2016 | 2:30 PM

AT HEINZ C. PRECHTER EDUCATIONAL
AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER


21000 Northline Rd. just west of Allen Rd., Taylor
SAT., MAR. 19, 2016 | 7:30 PM
SUN., MAR. 20, 2016 | 2:30 PM
To purchase tickets: michiganopera.org | 313.327.7464
Sat 3/12/16 7:30PM The Tender Land
Sun 3/13/16 2:30PM The Tender Land
Sat 3/19/16 7:30PM The Tender Land
Sun 3/20/16 2:30PM The Tender Land


The Sleeping Beauty
2015/2016 Dance
The Sleeping Beauty
American Ballet Theatre

ONLY MIDWEST APPEARANCE

One kiss can change everything! Michigan Opera Theatre and Ann Arbor’s University Musical Society join forces to bring this spectacular production to the stage of the Detroit Opera House. This is ballet on the grandest scale, with superstar dancers, opulent sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score performed live by the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra.

Choreography by Marius Petipa. Staging and additional choreography by Alexi Ratmansky. UMS will provide round-trip luxury coach service for a nominal fee on Friday and Saturday. Family fun activities at the Sunday matinee!
Thu 3/31/16 7:30PM American Ballet Theatre
Fri 4/1/16 7:30PM American Ballet Theatre
Sat 4/2/16 2:00PM American Ballet Theatre
Sat 4/2/16 7:30PM American Ballet Theatre
Sun 4/3/16 2:30PM American Ballet Theatre


Macbeth
2015/2016 Opera
Macbeth
COMPANY PREMIERE

Based on William Shakespeare’s classic thriller, Macbeth. Incited by the promptings of his manipulative wife, Macbeth sells his soul to be king. Once a great man, he trades honor for power.

Featuring the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Lord. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Sat 4/16/16 7:30PM Macbeth
Wed 4/20/16 7:30PM Macbeth
Sat 4/23/16 7:30PM Macbeth
Sun 4/24/16 2:30PM Macbeth


The Mikado
2015/2016 Other
The Mikado
The Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus

This beloved operetta, with its elegant score and hilarious plot, has been reimagined for a younger generation. Be prepared for an explosion of fun and color on stage with Japanese anime mixed with Candyland!

ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY
Sat 4/30/16 2:30PM The Mikado


The Magic Flute
2015/2016 Opera
The Magic Flute
PERFECT INTRODUCTION TO OPERA

The perfect opera for the entire family! Long before Harry Potter, Mozart had the forces of darkness and light battling it out and drawing us into a world of magical fantasy . . . complete with a goofy bird catcher, dinosaurs and dragons.

Featuring the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra, conducted by James Meena. Sung in English with English supertitles.
Sat 5/14/16 7:30PM Magic Flute
Wed 5/18/16 7:30PM Magic Flute
Sat 5/21/16 7:30PM Magic Flute
Sun 5/22/16 2:30PM Magic Flute