Watch Tête à Tête en direct with Nicole Paiement – Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Mahagonny Songspiel.

Save the Date! OP is celebrating Bastille Day, July 14th, with the streaming release of Francis Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tirésias and Kurt Weill’s Mahagonny Songspiel. OP’s Creative Director Nicole Paiement shares musical insights into the production in her Tête à Tête en direct pre-concert talk.


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Harvey Milk Opera Important Update

Two years ago we began to work on the opera Harvey Milk by composer Stewart Wallace and librettist Michael Korie. This re-envisioning of the opera would have been performed this past May, to coincide with Harvey Milk’s 90th birthday celebration and Opera Parallèle’s 10th Anniversary.
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