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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 43rd 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.

Cinderella

Piedmont Opera and Arbor Acres will present a fairy tale for the whole family, Cinderella.  Instead of a stepmother, this story has a foolish baron and his two vain daughters, both after the Prince. Marie, who they call “Cinderella,” is left behind as they all accept...

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Echoes from Carolina Review- Voix des Arts

Echoes from Carolina Review- Voix des Arts

A spirit of indomitable tenacity permeated every moment of Echoes from Carolina, the virtual production that inaugurated Piedmont Opera’s reimagined 2020 – 2021 Season. Live-streamed from Winston-Salem’s Stevens Center of the University of North Carolina School of the...

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Winston-Salem Festival Ballet is Inspired!

Winston-Salem Festival Ballet is Inspired!

Piedmont Opera is excited to be working in partnership with Winston-Salem Festival Ballet for Act II of Echoes from Carolina. WSFB's Executive Director Gary Taylor discusses what it means for his company to be back on stage during the pandemic and the inspiration for...

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Piedmont Opera pivots, presses on in pandemic

Piedmont Opera pivots, presses on in pandemic

Piedmont Opera pivots, presses on in pandemic BY: Lynn Felder Piedmont Opera had to cancel its spring and fall shows because of COVID-19, but as James Allbritten said last week, "It takes a lot more than a pandemic to stop a 400-year-old art form!" The opera's 43rd...

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Miss America 2019 Joins Cast of Piedmont Opera

Miss America 2019 Joins Cast of Piedmont Opera

Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin To Make Piedmont Opera Debut in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 15, 2020 - Piedmont Opera and Arbor Acres announced today that Winston-Salem native Nia Imani Franklin will join the cast of...

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“Maria Stuarda” at Piedmont Opera: a triumph

Review by Luiz Gazzola "Don't miss this show, if you are in the region and you haven't seen it tonight. You will regret it if you don't because I frankly doubt we'll be seeing anything this good, this entire 2019-2020 North Carolina opera season. This one will be hard...

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