OPERA Goes to church ™
opera Goes To Temple ™

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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.


Opera Goes to Church 2019

Cincinnati Opera proudly presents Opera Goes to Church! 2019—four evenings of gospel, jazz, and classical music featuring opera soloists and dynamic church choirs!

Please note: All Opera Goes to Church! concerts have reached capacity, and tickets are no longer available.

Three Collaborative concerts

You have three opportunities to experience a special collaborative concert at three community churches, featuring Cincinnati Opera soloists and the choirs of Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, and Southern Baptist Church.

  • (SOLD OUT) Southern Baptist Church
    April 30 at 7 PM
    3556 Reading Road | Cincinnati, OH 45229

  • (SOLD OUT) Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church
    May 2 at 7 PM
    9991 Wayne Avenue | Woodlawn, OH 45215

  • (SOLD OUT) New Jerusalem Baptist Church
    May 4 at 7 PM
    26 West North Bend Road | Cincinnati, OH 45216

Opera Goes to Church at Allen Temple A.M.E

Join Cincinnati Opera soloists and the dynamic Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Choir for an evening of gospel, jazz, and classical music.

  • (SOLD OUT) Allen Temple A.M.E. Church
    May 15 at 7 PM
    7080 Reading Road | Cincinnati, OH 45237