Opera Up Close

A series of informative and entertaining previews to expand and enhance the operatic experience.

Join us for behind-the-scenes previews of each of this season’s productions. With extensive multimedia presentations, engaging guest artist commentaries, historical perspectives and production explorations of each opera, there’s no better way to gain access to the operatic art form. Don’t miss your opportunity to get “Up Close” with Madison Opera.

Romeo & Juliet Preview
Sunday, October 30, 2016 • 1-3pm

Charlie Parker's Yardbird Preview
Sunday, February 5, 2017 • 1-3pm

The Magic Flute Preview
Sunday, April 9, 2017 • 1-3pm

General Admission: $20 at the door
Subscribers: Full season subscribers receive free admission – just show your “Full Season Subscriber” card at the door. Two-show subscribers receive discounted admission of $10 by calling the Opera office or showing their “Overture Hall Subscriber” card at the door.
Students: Free with valid ID.

All Opera Up Close previews are held at the:
Margaret C. Winston Madison Opera Center
335 W. Mifflin
Madison, WI 53703

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Get a Sneak Peek:
Never been to an Opera Up Close lecture and curious what it's all about? Then be sure to check out the Madison City Channel's archived broadcasts of Opera Up Close. Stream the broadcasts online here.




Romeo & Juliet
Nov. 4 & 6, 2016

Charlie Parker's 
Feb. 10 & 12, 2017

The Magic Flute
April 21 & 23, 2017

Opera in the Park 2017
July 22, 2017