Are you celebrating National Opera Week? Nearly 100 opera companies, schools and organizations across the nation are celebrating the event, which began on October 25 and runs through Sunday, November 3, 2013. The goal is to expose more people to the art form by offering free, accessible events in local communities. Activities include flash opera events, open houses, online activities, lecture/demonstrations and community performances.
National Opera Week is coordinated by OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
Thomas Hampson, who serves as the program's Honorary Chairman said, "There is something quite magical about a night at the opera. Those of you who already love the world of opera: bring your friends, bring your family. Those of you who are not quite sure you want to explore the world of opera: I promise you, you do. You will love it."
For a full listing of National Opera Week activities, visit operaamerica.org/OperaWeek.