Opera Celebrates Juneteenth!

Juneteenth, otherwise known as Emancipation Day, is an American holiday which celebrates the emancipation of enslaved individuals in the United States. It is celebrated on June 19, originating on June 19, 1865, following the announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union General Gordon Granger, proclaiming freedom for all slaves in Texas.

Annual Gala: Moonlight Rendezvous

Under a spectacular full moon on the Hayden Lake shore, experience a hand-selected three course menu while enjoying highly-curated live and silent auction items and beloved areas from the opera repertoire.

Opera on the Lake – The Maid Turned Mistress (La serva padrona) 2021

Audience favorites Heather and Derrick Parker star in a playful comedy about an old man, Uberto, and his brazen maid, Serpina. When Serpina demands that he stay home and obey her orders, Uberto is determined to get rid of her by finding and marrying a new woman of the household. Through a series of hilarious events, Uberto realizes the woman of his dreams is closer than he realizes.

Opera-tunities: Little Red Riding Hood 2021

The children’s classic Little Red Riding Hood, adapted by Seymour Barab, features a reimagining of the big bad wolf as a lovable character who hates sweets, as well as the ever-familiar Little Red who just wishes she had listened to her mother.

Opera Truck: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture 2021

INO has partnered with the MAC to perform beloved selections from the opera and musical theatre repertoire outdoors on the MAC’s Museum lawn. Featuring internationally-acclaimed performers, this one-night-only event brings back a treasured annual tradition of Opera at the MAC…with a twist!