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Want To Learn About Opera? Check Out New Bettendorf Public Library Opera 101 Series

February 1st, 2023
Want To Learn About Opera? Check Out New Bettendorf Public Library Opera 101 Series

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting free musical programs designed to introduce listeners to the beauty of classical singing. From January through May, Opera Quad Cities will be offering monthly introductory experiences with classical singing at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf.   The mission of Opera Quad Cities is to bring the art of classical singing to everyone. This Opera “101” series is a cooperative venture between the Bettendorf Public Library and Opera Quad Cities. The programs are designed to let the audience discover how... Read More

Opera Quad Cities teams up with the Bettendorf Public Library to offer Opera 101 series 

January 18th, 2023
Opera Quad Cities teams up with the Bettendorf Public Library to offer Opera 101 series 

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting free musical programs designed to introduce listeners to the beauty of classical singing. From January through May, Opera Quad Cities will be offering monthly introductory experiences with classical singing. On Thursday, January 12th at 7:00 PM, the series kicks off with “Operatic Comedy” and will guide attendees through the context and poetry of opera and art songs. Registration is not required for this free program which will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf.  The mission of Opera Quad Cities... Read More

“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

September 25th, 2022
“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

Come check out the award winning La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas before the show and star Shelley Cooper head to an Off Broadway engagement in New York City! When: Sept 25 @ 2:00 pm Where: The Village Theatre Tickets are $15 cash at the door and all students get in FREE with ID! La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas is a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of the Dramatic 20th Century Opera Singer Maria Callas. The audience eavesdrops on La Divina’s interview with a nonexistant Mr. Wallace and are taken on a journey through trauma, allowed glimpses of an extremely... Read More

Get Yourself Some Fun This Week With The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

June 19th, 2022
Get Yourself Some Fun This Week With The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Celebrate Opera Quad Cities June 19

June 18th, 2022
Celebrate Opera Quad Cities June 19

Join Opera Quad Cities June 19 as they celebrate opera’s favorite arias, duets and choruses in “Opera is Grand” at Bartlett Performing Arts Center in Moline. Led by Maestro Nathan Windt, Opera Quad Cities will present a joyful celebration of the finest arias, duets, and choruses by Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Bizet, Bernstein, Strauss and others. “Opera is Grand” will feature Clare Kuttler, Soprano; Kelly Hill, Mezzo-Soprano, & Saul Nache, Baritone, eight regional professional singers, a local chorus and a full orchestra. Details and tickets can be found here: EVENTBRITE  Read More

Opera Quad Cities Returning With A New Show TONIGHT!

January 9th, 2022
Opera Quad Cities Returning With A New Show TONIGHT!

Davenport – Opera Quad Cities will celebrate its return from a two year hiatus with a recital featuring Davenport native Nicholas Fahrenkrug, baritone, and Greek pianist Eleonora Apostolidi. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 9 in the Great Hall at Davenport’s Trinity Cathedral, is sponsored by Opera Quad Cities and features Mr. Fahrenkrug and Ms. Apostolidi, members of the Apollo Duo. The duo will present the complete song cycle Die Schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert. Composed in 1823, the set of twenty songs is based on the poetry of Wilhelm Müller. The main character is... Read More

Opera Quad Cities Returns Sunday With New Performance

January 5th, 2022
Opera Quad Cities Returns Sunday With New Performance

Opera Quad Cities will celebrate its return from a two year hiatus with a recital featuring Davenport native Nicholas Fahrenkrug, baritone, and Greek pianist Eleonora Apostolidi. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 9 in the Great Hall at Davenport’s Trinity Cathedral, is sponsored by Opera Quad Cities and features Mr. Fahrenkrug and Ms. Apostolidi, members of the Apollo Duo. The duo will present the complete song cycle Die Schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert. Composed in 1823, the set of twenty songs is based on the poetry of Wilhelm Müller. The main character is a young wanderer... Read More

Opera, Winter Lights, Quilting, Haus Of Ruckus And MORE In This Week’s FUN10!

January 2nd, 2022
Opera, Winter Lights, Quilting, Haus Of Ruckus And MORE In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Opera Quad Cities Returns With Fahrenkrug, Apostolidi Show In January

December 25th, 2021
Opera Quad Cities Returns With Fahrenkrug, Apostolidi Show In January

DAVENPORT – Opera Quad Cities will celebrate its return from a two year hiatus with a recital featuring Davenport native Nicholas Fahrenkrug, baritone, and Greek pianist Eleonora Apostolidi. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 9 in the Great Hall at Davenport’s Trinity Cathedral, is sponsored by Opera Quad Cities and features Mr. Fahrenkrug and Ms. Apostolidi, members of the Apollo Duo. The duo will present the complete song cycle Die Schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert. Composed in 1823, the set of twenty songs is based on the poetry of Wilhelm Müller. The main character is... Read More

Opera Quad Cities Hosts Davenport Native In Recital January 9

December 20th, 2021
Opera Quad Cities Hosts Davenport Native In Recital January 9

DAVENPORT – Opera Quad Cities will celebrate its return from a two year hiatus with a recital featuring Davenport native Nicholas Fahrenkrug, baritone, and Greek pianist Eleonora Apostolidi. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 9 in the Great Hall at Davenport’s Trinity Cathedral, is sponsored by Opera Quad Cities and features Mr. Fahrenkrug and Ms. Apostolidi, members of the Apollo Duo. The duo will present the complete song cycle Die Schöne Müllerin by Franz Schubert. Composed in 1823, the set of twenty songs is based on the poetry of Wilhelm Müller. The main character is... Read More