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Opera Goes to Church
April 26, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist ChurchFree
Cincinnati Goes to Church 2018 will perform at Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church and Allen Temple A.M.E Church with special guests.
Cincinnati Opera’s hugely successful free community concert series, Opera Goes to Church, will present performances on three consecutive evenings. Now in its thirteenth year, the series features internationally acclaimed artists from Cincinnati Opera, dynamic congregational choirs, and young artists, performing a variety of musical genres including gospel, jazz, and classical. Channel 5 news anchor Courtis Fuller will emcee all four concerts. Cincinnati Opera artists will also perform in the concerts, with soloists to be announced at a future date.
Admission to each event is free, though tickets are required (limit four tickets per household, per venue). Tickets for all dates can be purchased online. Use promo code PRAISE at when checking out.
Cincinnati Opera works closely with the music staff and performers at each location to create powerful, unique programs which are individually crafted for each concert. See below for dates, locations and times of performances.
9991 Wayne Avenue, Woodlawn, OH 45215
April 26 – 28
Featuring the Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church Choir; New Jerusalem Baptist Church Choir; Southern Baptist Church Choir; Cincinnati Opera artists; and more performers to be announced.
7080 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237 (Bond Hill)
Featuring the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Choir; Cincinnati Opera artists; and more performers to be announced.
About Opera Goes to Church
Opera Goes to Church!/Opera Goes to Temple! is a collaborative partnership between Cincinnati Opera and churches and temples in the region. Blending gospel, sacred, jazz, and classical music, these special community concerts feature acclaimed opera artists, dynamic congregational choirs, local youth performers, jazz musicians, and more. Each concert is a one-of-a-kind, uniquely crafted event where audience and artists alike find inspiration in the power of music to bring people together and create collective joy.