Special Events – Save the date

Save the Date!
Upcoming Special Events at Union Avenue Opera

Mark your calendar for our upcoming 2016 events:

Tuesday, February 23 – La vie de Boheme
2014 Purchase TicketsTickets $60 each or $100 for Patron Tickets.


Sunday, March 20 – Crescendo Recital
Saturday, April 23 – Trivia Night
Sunday, May 22 – Arias in the Afternoon at the Campbell House
Sunday, TBA – LaBarge BBQ
Saturday, November 19 – Arias at Atlas Restaurant

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$25,000 Matching Gift Challenge

matchin gift we did it

Thanks to the generosity of  our patrons we raised over $50,000 for Union Avenue Opera during the month of August. We couldn’t have done it without you and we are grateful for your continued support of our mission.


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Powerful Voices Signal the End of the World: Götterdämmerung 
Final Performances August 28 and 29

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“The best part (besides the score) is the Brünnhilde of soprano Alexandra LoBianco … LoBianco has a rich, gleaming instrument that projects effortlessly over the orchestra to fill the house …[Clay Hilley] displayed a clarion tenor that was unfazed by the role’s killer-high tessitura … Neil Nelson, as Hagen, sang sumptuously and threateningly … Rebecca Wilson [Gutrune] has a beautiful lyric voice …Melissa Kornacki [Waltraute] struck sparks in her scene with her love-besotted sister. Baritone Timothy Lafontaine gave a strong portrayal as Alberich …”– Sarah Bryan Miller, Post-Dispatch


“Alexandra LoBianco is utterly brilliant as Brünnhilde…Dillard [Gunther] sings beautifully…Rebecca Wilson [Gutrune] is a staggeringly talented singer as well. Neil Nelson is wonderfully cast as Hagen…Indeed, there is so much talent at UAO’s performance…” — Raphael Maurice, STL Magazine

The cast of Götterdämmerung at Union Avenue Opera (c) 2015 UAO

The cast of Götterdämmerung at Union Avenue Opera (c) 2015 UAO

“[LoBianco] has the vocal power and sheen of a first-rate dramatic soprano and the acting skill to make even the biggest moments credible … Neil Nelson’s Hagen is a captivating study in emotional conflict and avarice, delivered with a big, powerful voice…” — Chuck Lavazzi, KDHX.org

“A showcase for some magnificent voices. Wagner would be pleased…he [Clay Hilley] shows himself a true heldentenor-that heroic tenor that this role demands; his clear, true voice easily fills the hall…[LoBianco] is even more astonishing. Such power! Such purity!…It’s a stellar production of one of the worlds most daunting operas.” — Steve Callahan, BroadwayWorld.com

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