• December 3, 2020

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El Paso Opera, Opera UTEP Collaborate to promote Latinx performers

Officials with the El Paso Opera and Opera UTEP announced Giving Voice, a collaboration between the two organizations that is the first in a new annual series amplifying Latinx opera singers locally and nationally. For this inaugural year, accomplished homegrown Mexican-American baritone, Luis Alejandro Orozco will be the honored headlining artist. Orozco’s residency will include […]Read More

Video+Story: El Paso Opera rolls out Curbside Opera

With concerts and musical performances sidelined due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the El Paso Opera decided to hit the road and bring the music to their fans. “Right now it is disappointing to not be able to gather and enjoy live performances,” El Paso Opera officials said. “We share your disappointment and has […]Read More

El Paso Opera to kick off new year with Pagliacci

One of opera’s most treasured works, Pagliacci is a frighteningly timeless tale of passion, jealousy and revenge. Canio is a clown who must entertain the townspeople while masking his tears and rage after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man.  This Italian masterpiece by Ruggero Leoncavallo contains one of the most famous tenor arias in history and culminates […]Read More

El Paso Opera announces 2019-2020 Resident Artists, free performances

As part of their new community outreach program, El Paso Opera officials unveiled their new ‘First Fridays series.’ According to El Paso Opera officials, First Fridays will be free performances on the first Friday of every month with a different location each month. “With this monthly First Fridays series, El Paso Opera will provide free […]Read More

El Paso Opera announces lineup for 2019-2020 Season

On Thursday, the El Paso Opera announced the lineup for its 26th Season of performances, set to take the stage starting September 13, with the annual gala fundraiser Encores & Overtures. Opera officials share that this year’s Encores & Overtures: A Superstitous Soirée will feature performances headlined by Kellie Rumba Rattay and featuring circus performance […]Read More

El Paso Opera President Honored With National Award

El Paso Opera’s Board of Trustees President, Stacey Hunt Spier, has been recognized nationally by OPERA America. Ms. Hunt Spier has been chosen as a recipient of the 2019 National Opera Trustee Recognition Awards for her work on behalf of El Paso Opera. These awards honor outstanding trustees of U.S. opera companies for their exemplary […]Read More

El Paso Opera Names Arianne Pasqualone Marcee as New Executive

Thursday morning, officials with the El Paso Opera announced Arianne Pasqualone Marcee as their new Executive Director. Originally from northeastern Ohio, Arianne moved here as a child. She chose to return to El Paso after her undergraduate work at Texas A&M University and contribute to the city’s brain gain as she recognized everything El Paso […]Read More

El Paso Opera Presents: ‘Tis the Season for Opera Holiday

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the El Paso Opera will present holiday themed arias and well-known holiday songs at the Plaza Theater at 8pm. This concert will feature out of town artists Susanne Sheston (music director and pianist), Joshua Dennis (tenor), and Benjamin Sieverding (bass). Local artists featured in this concert include Cherry Duke (mezzo-soprano), Kellie Rumba Rattay (soprano), […]Read More

El Paso Opera Hires David Holloway as New Artistic Director

The El Paso Opera announced this week that David Holloway has joined the company as artistic director through Season 25.  Holloway was the artistic director for EPO’s last production ‘Tis the Season. He will finish out Season 22 with one of Opera’s most well-known masterpieces,Carmen by Georges Bizet, this March. Since 2005, he has been […]Read More