Opera in the Park

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. | Garner Park | Free Admission
(rain date: Sunday, July 27, 8 p.m.)

Opera in the Park, Madison Opera’s gift to the community, is a night like no other. In beautiful Garner Park, the stars come out in the sky, the light sticks glow in the audience, and singers from our mainstage season share their favorite opera and Broadway numbers. Now in its 13th year, it is quite literally a night like no other. Come join 14,000 of your neighbors for a Madison summer tradition.

Performed by the outstanding talents of the Madison Opera Chorus, the Madison Symphony Orchestra, and some of opera’s brightest stars, Opera in the Park is a FREE community event perfect for audiences of ALL ages!

Madison Opera is proud to present the 13th annual Opera in the Park concert on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8pm. Garner Park opens at 7am the day of the concert. Blankets, chairs, food and beverages are allowed. 


Jamie-Rose Guarrine

Wallis Giunta*
Sean Panikkar*
Kelly Markgraf

* Madison Opera debut

Meet the Artists (bios)



The Madison Opera Chorus and the Madison Symphony Orchestra

Concert Information

Repertoire: Rossini, Porter, Verdi, and Sondheim - click here to see what wonderful music we have in store for you! 

Run time: The concert lasts approximately 2 hours, including one intermission. Garner Park opens at 7 a.m. and closes immediately following the concert.

Location: Garner Park is located at 333 South Rosa Road, Madison, WI 53705. View map.

Parking: Free parking is located opposite Mineral Point Road in University Research Park, as well as off S. Rosa Road at CUNA Mutual Group. Handicap drop-off is located at the park pathway off of S. Rosa Road.

Weather Updates: Get weather information and alerts with the Opera in the Park Weather Tracker here.

Volunteer Positions: If you would like to volunteer, please e-mail info@madisonopera.org.

Related Events

Opera in the Park Raffle: Enter for a chance to win cash prizes or tickets to the 2014/15 season. Raffle tickets will go on sale closer to the concert date.

Prelude Dinner:
The reservation deadline for Prelude Dinner has passed, but please call Madison Opera at 608.238.8085 if you are interested in joining us.

Thank You to our Media Sponsors
  Check here for updates on interviews and concert coverage from WKOW-TV.

Magic98 is proud to sponsor Madison Opera's Opera in the Park 2014.


Madison Magazine is proud to sponsor Madison Opera's Opera in the Park 2014.

The Isthmus is proud to sponsor Madison Opera's Opera in the Park 2014.