Last Chance: Get a Special Bonus Gift With Your 2013-2014 Season Subscription!
Opera Idaho News • May 2013

Art Song Recital
This Sunday,
June 2
Photo of the performers from our Art Song Recital on May 5, 2013

Join Opera Idaho’s Resident Company singers in the third of the 2013 series of free recitals dedicated to the form of under-produced music called art songs. These non-staged songs often incorporate well-known poems and seasonal themes with complex music and piano.  The theme for this recital is "Anything Goes."
Courtney Birch
Tiffany Calas
Melody English
Melissa Hamilton
Michiko Miller
Scott Noland
Betsi Hodges (accompanist)

Sunday, June 2 at 2:30pm
The Boise Philharmonic Reception Room

516 S. 9th Street
Boise, ID 83702
FREE to the Public

Click HERE to visit our website.

Last Chance to Sign-up for
Choral Camp!

Children's Choruses

Opera Idaho will be hosting a summer camp for children, directed by Linda Berg for ages 8-13 from June 10-14 from 9:30am-12:30pm.  In small ensembles, you will stage musical scenes and explore the process of learning new piece of music culminating in a final performance on Friday, June 14th.  Each day will include vocal and physical exercises, musical rehearsals, staging and more.

Dates:  June 10 - 14
Time:   9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Monday thru Friday, with a 5:00 performance on Friday afternoon
Ages:   8 years to 13 years
Cost:   $150.00 tuition, 10% discount for all Opera Idaho Children's/Angelus Chorus members. $10 off additional children.***
Registration Deadline:
June 1, 2013

Please contact Fernando at or 208.345.3531 ext.2 for questions or to sign-up.

Pirates of Penzance 

Pirates 1

Pirates 2

Congratulations to Linda Berg and the Children's Choruses on a highly successful and entertaining Pirates of Penzance. Last Wednesday's performance was completely sold out and the Thursday performance was almost as full!  Great work to everyone involved!

Pirates 3

Pirates 4

Pirates 5

Opera Idaho's 2012-13 Season


Rodgers & Hammerstein's
The Sound of Music in Concert
Friday, July 19
The Idaho Botanical Gardens

Sunday, July 21
Woodriver Cellars, Eagle


To purchase tickets please visit our website at!


Subscribe by Friday, May 31st and Get Two Bonus Tickets to Any Performance Next Season!

Don't forget- if you purchase your season subscription by Friday, May 31, 2013 (that's this Friday) we will send you a gift certificate for two additional tickets to any of our performances in the 2013-2014 season.

Similar to last year, we are offering a subscription package for our three mainstage operas at a discounted rate of 25% off! 
Opera Idaho’s 2013-2014 Season
 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s
The Marriage of Figaro
Friday, November 8th at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 10th at 2:30pm
The Egyptian Theatre

Georges Bizet’s
Friday, February 28th at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 2nd at 2:30pm
The Morrison Center

Giacomo Puccini’s
Gianni Schicchi
Leonard Bernstein’s
Trouble in Tahiti
Friday, April 11th at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 13th at 2:30pm
The Egyptian Theatre

Are we still doing a summer musical in 2014, you might be asking?  Yes, we are, along with possibly additional productions; however, we will announce further details at a later time.  As a season ticket holder you will be given 20% off the ticket price for these A la Carte Productions when we announce them. You will also be given first pick of preferred section, performance dates, seat selection, discounted parking passes, and guaranteed entrance to our sold out performances! 
Your season tickets will be mailed to you by September 15, 2013.  As a subscriber, should you wish to exchange your tickets for another performance of the same opera, you may do so at any time after receiving your tickets.  As a benefit to season subscribers, additional single ticket purchases will be 10% off mainstage productions. Purchase your season subscription now and invite friends and relatives to join you at a performance. Single ticket orders for ALL performances will begin September 30. 
We look forward to seeing you throughout our 2013-2014 season. We encourage you to visit our web site at to learn more about the season, casting as it becomes known and other information.
Thank you for your continued support of Opera Idaho!

For more information or
to purchase your subscription
contact Fernando Menéndez

208.345.3531 ext. 2

Thank you Susannah Sponsors!

Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah and Lucas Goodrich as Little Bat
Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah and Lucas Goodrich as Little Bat

Andrew Peck as Sam and Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah
Andrew Peck as Sam and Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah

The townspeople during Rev. Blitch's Sermon
The townspeople during Rev. Blitch's Sermon

Christopher Job as Rev. Blitch and Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah
Christopher Job as Rev. Blitch and Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah

Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah and the angry townspeople
Jacqueline Noparstak as Susannah and the angry townspeople

Thank you to our wonderful Susannah sponsors:
Made in the USA Conductor Sponsors:
Leslie and Marshall Garrett Pam and Jack Lemley, Betty and Ken Pursley, Cathy Silak and Nick Miller

Stage Director Sponsors:
Leslie and Marshall Garrett and Melinda and Phil Snaders
Susannah Sponsor Logos: Boise 150, Julius C. Jeker Family Trust, Office Max, and Boise City Dept. of Arts and History

Also a special thanks to The Egyptian Theatre Box Office Staff, Will Ledbetter and Angi Grow

Housing provided by Rose-Marie and Max Bearden, Joan and Philip Ehrnstein, Susan and Paul Gibson, Vicki Kreimeyer, Hotel 43, The Modern Hotel, and The Hampton Inn and Suites.

Transportation provided by Kelly Cosho, Cathy Ingle, and Lyle Pearson

Thank you again Everyone! 

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