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Be stirred.
Be together.
Be here.

Welcome to the 60th Anniversary Season.

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October 4, 5M, 2024

Portland Opera to Go's Shizue: An American Story

Discover the story of Shizue Iwatsuki. She immigrated to Hood River, Oregon and was incarcerated along with thousands of Japanese Americans.

She endured and uplifted her community with art.
May 10, 16, 18M, 2025


Verdi's final masterpiece is considered the best comedic opera ever written—based on Shakespeare's Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Sweeping grand music punctuated with laughs.
March 15, 19, 21, 23M, 2025

The Shining

Experience Stephen King's chilling tale brought to the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award winning creative team composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell.

Get goosebumps with gorgeous melodic music.
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Meet the Illustrator

Local fine artist, illustrator, and author Lisa Congdon is the mastermind behind the stunning art in the 24/25 season.

Out & about: Opera a la Cart

Each summer Opera a la Cart brings local artists to street fairs, festivals, farmers markets, parks, celebrations, and vineyards around the region.

Portland Opera to Go fall tour

Portland Opera to Go will bring Shizue: An American Story composed by Kenji Oh with a libretto by Dmae Lo Roberts around the region.

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