The first Fine Arts colony session was held in 1950 for four weeks. … All opera roles would be performed in their entirety by the students; no lead singers would be brought in to sing the principal roles.
The theme of Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony would be (and still is today) “The students are the stars”.Read more History
Opera in the Ozarks’ 64th Season has been announced:
“The 64th Season of Opera in the Ozarks promises to be one of the most splendid yet. This year’s repertoire is outstanding with something for everyone…” – Dr. Thomas Cockrell, Artistic Director
June 20 – July 18
Whether you’re attending your first opera, it’s your first time at Opera in the Ozarks, or your first time in the beautiful Ozarks mountains; we want you to feel comfortable and have a sense of what to expect. We also want you to get the most out of our unique experience and so we’ve anticipated and answered a few questions …Read More.
Since 1950, Opera in the Ozarks has provided artists with an intensive development experience while giving audiences a four-week season of quality performances of the world’s greatest operas.
2014 Season sponsorship opportunities in the program and on the website will be available soon. Please check back or contact Janie Clark.
Opera in the Ozarks cordially invites you to celebrate the opening of our 63th season with Two Memorable Evenings of Fabulous Food and Incredible Entertainment at the 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AR.
Each Taste of Opera will feature a scrumptious meal and wonderful entertainment. Four outstanding singers from the Opera in the Ozarks company will delight you with your favorite Broadway Musical classics, Neopolitan love songs and your favorite opera arias. Details
Since 2009, Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point has hosted the ‘Art in Opera’ Fine Art Group Show exhibit by Eureka Springs area artists concurrent with the performance season.
Many of the artists donate prints of their work to the student performers, and also set aside a portion of the proceeds from their sales for a scholarship fund for our summer program. The group showing includes exhibiting paintings in acrylic, oil, watercolor, beading, ceramic tiles, and fine art photography.
Artwork is available for purchase. 10% of sale price is donated to the Scholarship Fund. Learn More
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