For the Community

For the Community

Pre-Performance Talks

Learn more about the operas you’ll see at informal talks that take place one hour before curtain in the Westby Pavilion at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tulsa Opera artistic staff present a 40-minute program including recorded music excerpts about the story, the composer, and anecdotal information of each opera production. Pre-performance talks are free to all ticket-holders.

Saturday evening pre-performance talks begin at 6:30 p.m.  
Friday evening pre-performance talks begin at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday afternoon pre-performance talks begin at 1:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your opera experience!

Opera Insights

Presented in conjunction with the Guild of Tulsa Opera, this popular series of wine and cheese lectures is presented at the Tulsa Historical Society at 5:30 p.m. on an announced date prior to each Tulsa Opera production. Local opera authorities and members of Tulsa Opera’s artistic staff discuss the story, music and magic of the upcoming production. Opera Insights are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Guild of Tulsa Opera.


Arias & Art

A collaboration with the Philbrook Museum of Art, this performance series combines operatic music and a featured exhibit in the museum.

Tulsa Opera @ Philbrook 2727 S. Rockford Rd. Tulsa, OK 74114

Next performance: Sunday, February 17, 2013 1 p.m.

Outreach Recitals

Throughout the season, Tulsa Opera’s Studio Artists present outreach recitals in communities across the state. These recitals feature opera arias and ensembles and musical theatre standards, along with highlights from upcoming Tulsa Opera productions. To book an outreach recital, contact Aaron Beck,