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Learn more about what happens behind-the-scenes through our Piedmont Opera blog!  It’s your OPERAtunity to follow us behind-the-scenes of our upcoming 40th anniversary season! A host of guest writers will be featured here along with links to other local blogs that cover the arts here in Winston-Salem.

PO Announces Merger

WINSTON-SALEM, NC. --- Piedmont Opera and the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus announced today that the Youth Chorus will merge with the Piedmont Opera as of July 1, 2018. Darren Chiott and Ashley Rusher, Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors for the Youth Chorus, said The...

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Piedmont Opera and WS Youth Chorus

Piedmont Opera and Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Merge WINSTON-SALEM, NC. --- Piedmont Opera and the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus announced today that the Youth Chorus will merge with the Piedmont Opera as of July 1, 2018. Darren Chiott and Ashley Rusher, Co-Chairs of the...

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A Not So “Silent” Silent Night

A couple of very important things happened at the Stevens Center in Winston-Salem last night.  No, I’m not talking about the addition of more restrooms.  That would be a miracle.  I’m talking about the fact that old and new opera fans filled the Stevens Center to see...

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Piedmont Opera’s Stunning Silent Night – Don’t Miss It!

Peter Perret's review of "Silent Night" for Classical Voice of North Carolina The large audience was stunned and overwhelmed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary opera which James Allbritten, general director and principal conductor of the Piedmont Opera has...

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The Less Desirables Pod Cast with Brian Banion

The Less Desirables is a weekly podcast by Caitlin Weaver, Danielle Bull, Tim Beeman and Various Guest Co-Hosts and recorded every Wednesday. We cover an expansive array of topics, featuring movies, new music, the latest sports news and all that is washed down with a...

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Five Things You Oughta Know About The Italian Girl in Algiers

"This is the story of Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers, opening Friday, March 17th at The Stevens Center, presented by Piedmont Opera. A fitting production to mark the end of the nationally noted – and locally located – opera company’s “season of strong women.”...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Parkway Lincoln’s Black Label Golf Tournament

    September 28
  2. Meet Me at the Met Luncheon: Aida

    October 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  3. Met HD Live: Aida

    October 6 @ 12:55 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Fall for Puccini Festival

    October 11 @ 12:00 am - November 11 @ 12:00 am
  5. Tour de France

    October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. La Lunch: The Dish on Opera

    October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  7. Meet Me at the Met Luncheon: Samson et Dalila

    October 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  8. Met HD Live: Samson et Dalila

    October 20 @ 12:55 pm - 4:00 pm
  9. Opera at the Movies: Moulin Rouge

    October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  10. Girl Scout Night

    October 24 @ 6:30 pm