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The premier opera company bringing history to life in New Orleans

OperaCréole Givonna Joseph and Aria Mason, Founders

 Bonjou....(en Créole)

Entrez Vous!!

OperaCréole celebrates our

10th Anniversary this season. Stay tuned for more info as COVID restrictions ease.

Please make a tax deductible donation to keep our work going! This pandemic has hit us hard.

OperaCréole founders are featured in a new book!

Le Ker Creole by Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes and Rachel Bruenlin.

Message us if you would like to purchase a copy from us $30.

Recent Awards for OperaCréole

  • Special Recognition Award for Creativity in Opera Gambit's Tribute to the Classical Arts Awards
  • Women of Distinction Awards. Saint Mary's Academy

Click the photo to see our feature in Scalawag Magazine

Bon L'Anné

Happy New Year!!


Welcome to our Fall 2018 Tricentennial Season.

          We open with a newly created chamber opera written by OperaCréole, telling the stories of real 19th Century New Orleans free people of color- composers, journalists, and freedom fighters

Cast of International Stars:

Richard Hobson (The Met), as Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez

Chauncey Packer, as Samuel Snaer

Terrance Brown, as Edmond Dédé

Tyrone Chambers, as Basile Bares

Ivan Griffin, as Rodolphe Desdunes

Robert Wagner, as Father Claude Paschal Maistre

Kenya Lawrence Jackson, as Mother Juliette Gaudin

and more

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November 25, 2018 

Honoring the Sisters of the Holy Family, Sisters of The Blessed Sacrament, and more religious orders.

Did you see our Founder's Aug.16th tribute to 



Best Mixed Scale Opera Production

Our historic American premiere of Lucien Lambert's

La Flamenca (1903 Paris),

won the category!

Our Production of Scott Joplin's Treemonisha was also nominated.

Recent National Publicity

La Flamenca Review: "The performance by the opera company was strong and filled with that emotional component needed for the audience to be engaged. However, the three performances that stood out were the strong soprano vocals and engaging performance of the lead Ms. Kenya Lawrence Jackson as La Flamenca. Terrance Brown, played the antagonist American soldier- Jackson Sterner and with his baritone voice and acting invoked passion and drove the narrative. Last but not least, was the piano playing of Dr. Wilfred Delphin whose dexterity was matched by his brilliance and mastery of this composition that has never been heard before. It was a privilege to witness history being made and to welcome home one of New Orleans and Louisiana's native son- if only through the opera that he created." J.C. Philips, Bacchus Tales and Company

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"Kudos to Givonna Joseph and OperaCreole! We asked the OperaCreole ensemble come on as the musical guests on a live late night talk show which features New Orleanians. Hearing ..."

Cassandra Snyder

Co-Producer, The Good NIght Show with John Calhoun

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