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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm



UNT Opera presents Charles Gounod's Faust

Libretto by Jules Barbier & Michel Carré    ---   Based on Part I of Faust by Johann Goethe

Performing version by Jonathan Eaton   ---   Orchestral reduction by Stephen Dubberly


Purchase tickets online at: 

Children / Students: $10 (Thursday night only, student admission is $5)

Adults: $15 / $25 (Reception option can be added for additional $15 ticket)

"Eat, Drink, and Be Merry": $35 (Balcony seating with reception included) 

VIP Reception includes wine and desserts before the show, and during intermission.


Friday, April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm



The Complete Operas of Tom Cipullo: Glory Denied, Lucy, Afterlife, and Josephine

Performed in English with chamber ensemble.

This performance represents the culmination of Tom Cipullo's residency at UNT, revealing the raw power and contemporary relevance of his four intimate chamber operas.

No charge for admission. 

Lyric Theater, Murchison Performing Arts Center


New Graduate Artist Certificate in Opera for Voice Students

Two-year program starting 2018-2019

Guaranteed scholarships

Please click here for more information: GAC in Opera

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 3:00pm


Join UNT Opera and the UNT Concert Orchestra for a sizzling production of



An American Opera, based on Elmer Rice's play

Music by Kurt Weill --- Book by Elmer Rice --- Lyrics by Langston Hughes

Purchase tickets online at:   (Not suitable for children under 12 years.)

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lyric Theater, Murchison Performing Arts Center
$35, $25, $15

Sung in German with English Supertitles and
English spoken dialogue

Director: Jonathan Eaton
Conductor: Stephen Dubberly
Stage Designer: Donna Marquet
Costume Designer: Danila Korogodsky
Costume Shop Manager: Michael Robinson
Lighting Designer: Chad Jung

Performed with the UNT Symphony Orchestra

Tamino awakens to a fantasy land beyond his wildest imagination. He encounters a lowly bird catcher, an evil queen and the girl of his dreams on his journey of self-discovery. Join Tamino and the bright and colorful cast of characters in Mozart’s most charming opera, and experience sheer magic!