Shows & Events

Puccini’s Madame Butterfly | April 29, May 4 & 7, 2017 – SOLD OUT!
Unyielding devotion, ultimate surrender. Austin Opera’s 30th Anniversary Season concludes with what is undoubtedly one of the most beloved operas of all time. An American naval officer recklessly takes Cio-Cio-San as his bride, knowing their time together is fleeting.






Subscribers Save the Most

Save up to 35% or more on your subscription to our entire 2017-2018 season. Subscribers also enjoy great benefits like unlimited FREE advance ticket exchanges, optional pre-paid subscriber parking and 20% savings on additional single ticket purchases. See more information on subscriber benefits below.



(Coming Soon)
Save 10% off single ticket prices when you purchase a Duet — tickets to any two main productions during the 2016-2017 season. Duet ticket holders enjoy the same great ticket exchange benefits as subscribers! See subscriber benefits information below.


FLEXIBLE TICKET EXCHANGES Subscribers & Duet ticket holders enjoy unlimited FREE advance exchanges & $10 per ticket day-of-show exchanges
SERVICE Priority seating • FREE Opera Overture lectures begin one hour prior to every performance • FREE lost ticket replacement • Pre-order drinks
PARKING Optional pre-paid parking for $8 per event in the Palmer Events Center Garage (not available with Duets)
SAVINGS Save the most (up to 35%) when you subscribe to the entire season. Subscribers also save an additional 20% on additional single ticket purchases. (not available with Duets)

Special Event details coming soon!


Can’t find what you’re looking for? Call Austin Opera Patron Services at 512-610-7684 or send an email to

Why subscribe?

Save up to 35% or more off single ticket prices, and save 20% on additional single tickets added to your subscription order.

Unlimited FREE advance exchanges for subscribers.
Day-of-show exchanges ($10 per ticket).
Exchange now, decide later; we keep your value on account to use later within the same season.

Pre-paid, discounted subscriber parking $8 per park in the Palmer Events Center Garage.

Priority Seating.
FREE Opera Overture lectures begin one hour prior to every opera performance.
FREE lost ticket replacement.
PRE-ORDER your drinks, desserts or snacks at any bar before the opera and it will be waiting for your at intermission.

No fees! No handling, exchange or add-on fees.
Premium seating.

As a subscriber, when will I receive my tickets?

Subscribers to the 2016-17 Season should expect their tickets by mail late August. Parking vouchers, drink vouchers and other items purchased or rewarded at the time of your subscription purchase also will be included in this mailing.

What if I can’t make it on the night of the performance I chose?

Subscribers have the benefit of exchanging their tickets to a different performance. Advance exchanges are FREE. Day-of-show exchanges are $10 per ticket. To exchange your tickets, please contact Austin Opera Patron Services at 512-610-7684.

UrbanNites at the Opera

UrbanNites is Austin’s premier social club! Your ticket to UrbanNites covers the perfect night out and networking opportunity at Austin Opera’s Thursday evening mainstage events at the Long Center, including a pre-show reception in the Kodosky Lounge with complimentary wine, champagne and hors d’oeuvres, and premier seating for the performance.

UrbanNites tickets are $65 per person, or $100 per couple. Pre-show receptions start at 6 p.m. in the Kodosky Lounge at the Long Center. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dell Hall.

To purchase tickets, click below or call Austin Opera Patron Services at 512-610-7684.*

PLEASE NOTE: If purchasing UrbanNites tickets online, please select any C-level section, then select the number of UrbanNites tickets you would like before proceeding to purchase (If purchasing a couple, please select 2, 4 or 6). Call 512-610-7684 for assistance.

Austin Opera 30th Anniversary Season UrbanNites events:
Puccini’s Madame Butterfly | May 4, 2017 | Buy UrbanNites tickets for Madame Butterfly

*UrbanNites tickets are available in select sections for Thursday evening performances only, and are subject to availability. For more information or assistance, call 512-610-7684.

UrbanNites Pre-Show Party

Already have tickets to the opera, but want to come to the party? Tickets for the pre-show reception are available for $25 each. The party starts at 6 p.m. in the Long Center Kodosky Lounge and features exceptional company, complimentary wine, champagne and hors d’oeuvres.



Austin Opera Patron Services
512-610-7684; Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Long Center Box Office Hours
Monday-Friday:10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: open during scheduled performances