Added Experiences Tickets

Extend and enrich your performance experience through these additional events before, during, and after the performance!

Opera Preview at Chez Zee

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Opera Previews is a series of fun, informative lectures with live musical selections from each opera.  Taking place a few weeks prior to the opening of each Austin Opera production, these lively events give attendees an opportunity to learn about the upcoming opera while mingling with other enthusiasts. Space is limited.

La Noche de Opera

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La Noche de Opera is where Austin’s international business community comes together to celebrate one of the city’s greatest civic treasures – Austin Opera!

La Noche de Opera’s elegant events are held in conjunction with each Austin Opera production, providing an insider’s view into the company’s acclaimed artistic programming. These highly anticipated evenings are hosted in private homes and exclusive venues, offering guests an opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow arts enthusiasts while enjoying wine, spirits, and hors d’oeuvres. Each event culminates with an intimate performance by an Austin Opera artist.

Opening Night Dinners

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Before each Saturday night performance, join fellow opera lovers for an elegant three-course meal in the Kodosky Lounge, hosted by the Austin Opera Guild. Black-tie attire welcome.

UrbanNites at the Opera

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UrbanNites at the Opera is Austin’s premier social club for young professionals! On Thursday evenings, Austinites gather for drinks and hors d’oeuvres in the swanky Kodosky Lounge prior to the performances- all for one price! Guests will be treated this season with a show-inspired signature gin cocktail, sponsored by ROXOR Artisan Gin. There will be mingling, music, and much more!

Sunday Brunch Presentations

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Join us for brunch and a fascinating lecture before the Sunday matinees.

Opera Overtures

Don’t forget to join us for Opera Overtures, offered one hour before every Austin Opera performance! These free lectures provide expert insights designed to boost your enjoyment of the production for both opera aficionados and first-time opera goers.

Post-show Q & A

Stay after the performance for a Q & A with star performers. Free to all ticket holders. Visit to see which performances include these bonus presentations.


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

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