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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.

‘Mary, Queen of Scots’ Stuns Piedmont Opera Audience

By Peter Perret Piedmont Opera, under the musical direction of James Allbritten and with stage direction by Steven LaCosse, offered a stunning performance of the opera Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda) by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) to a packed...

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Voix des Arts Review

Voix des Arts Loves "Mary, Queen of Scots" Review by Joseph Newsome Insensitive as it may seem, tales of prominent people meeting tragic ends make for great opera. From Dafne’s arboreal metamorphosis and Euridice’s fatal encounter with a serpent to Seneca’s mandated...

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Opera Lively Cast Interviews

One of our very favorite opera companies, the excellent Piedmont Opera, is presenting Donizetti's Maria Stuarda (being called Mary, Queen of Scots), in a new production that features a very exciting cast. As usual, Opera Lively will be attending and reviewing the...

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The 28th annual Magnolia Ball is on May 11th at the Millennium Center, in Winston-Salem, NC. Be prepared for a beautiful evening of fine dining, lively bidding with our silent auction and an exciting live auction full of incredible destinations! Tickets are available...

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The 28th annual Magnolia Ball is on May 11th at the Millennium Center, in Winston-Salem, NC. Be prepared for a beautiful evening of fine dining, lively bidding with our silent auction and an exciting live auction full of incredible destinations! Tickets are available...

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The 28th annual Magnolia Ball is on May 11th at the Millennium Center, in Winston-Salem, NC. Be prepared for a beautiful evening of fine dining, lively bidding with our silent auction and an exciting live auction full of incredible destinations! Tickets are available...

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