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Atlanta: Opera

Atlanta Opera: Opera Around Atlanta

Below are our Atlanta Opera recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, company/venue history and other points of interest in Atlanta Art.

Americolor Opera Alliance

Americolor Opera Alliance is one of several smaller companies that help make Atlanta one of the country’s richest opera cities. Its founding director is Dr. Sharon J. Willis, certainly one of the most versatile and distinguished figures in modern American music. In addition to her organizational talents, Dr. Willis is a distinguished singer, college professor, lecturer, and poet. She has also composed numerous works, including several operas for which she …more…

Atlanta Opera

Although opera in Atlanta predates Sherman’s march to the sea, the Atlanta Opera began in 1979. Originally the Atlanta Civic Opera, it was renamed in 1985 during a reorganization. Between 1995 and 2003 the company performed in the 4518-seat Fox Theatre, the country’s largest indoor operatic venue, a Moorish-themed national historic landmark.

Today the Atlanta Opera stages four operas annually at the Cobb Energy Centre, with no seat more than 160 …more…