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Timeless Stories Come to Life...


Timeless Stories Come to Life...

Your breath catches as a voice joins instruments, low at first, then building as
stage lights illuminate the scene before you.

The curtain rises and reveals a world unlike anything you’ve seen before. No longer in a theater, you’re in a place and time you’ve only seen in movies or read about in books. You’ve gone to a place of imagination and wonder. You’re at the Opera.

2018 performanceS & Events


Summer Concert series

There's always excitement surrounding our Spring and Fall productions, but did you know we also produce a series of Summer Concerts?
In this episode of Behind the Curtain, Simon discusses our exciting Summer Concert Series. Filmed at the Old Stonington Lighthouse Museum, the site for the upcoming Music at the Lighthouse, get a sneak peek at the beautiful venues hosting this year’s events. Whether it’s an oceanfront Gala, a concert in the park or a picnic overlooking the bay, we’ve got a concert for you, and we hope to see you there!

Salt Marsh Opera has been providing Southeastern CT and Southern RI with well-received Opera since 2001. Our efforts to grow Opera are made possible through the generosity of our community foundations, corporate sponsors and individual donors. Your generous support helps us expand and enrich our Kids Love Opera! program in a number of ways. It helps create dynamic, multi-media guides to accompany classroom instruction. Support also enables us to deliver complete productions to multiple schools in varying regions, such as this year’s original opera Jack and Jill and the Happening Hill!

With different levels of corporate and individual sponsorship, there’s always a way to help reach and inspire local communities. To see how you can become a sustainer and help bring music to life for children throughout Southeastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island click here.

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Stirring Plots...

Stirring Plots...

One of the most popular arias in opera history, from our production of Puccini's comedy "Gianni Schicchi."


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Compelling Performances...

Compelling Performances...

In Jack and Jill and the Happening Hill…13 performers recreate the story behind the classic childhood rhyme. They do it with such finesse and exuberance and joy that the simple story turns into an adventurous quest for both Jack and Jill.
— Denise Coffey, Hartford Courant
Salt Marsh Opera’s... ‘La Cenerentola’ (‘Cinderella’)... was far more than an exquisite evening of beautiful music from a top-notch cast. For twin sisters Gabrielle and Isabella Macaruso of Hopkinton, and their pal Lily Algieri, it was a life-changing event.
— Nancy Burns-Fusaro, The Westerly Sun
The vivid stage presences and vocal aplomb of Loyd and Cheney, the darkly ominous production and well-paced, mounting horror, and the musical thrills of the final act...conveyed the full weight of this most dramatic of operas.
— Milton Moore,

Opera in the Park

August 2018
We hope
you enjoyed
the journey! 

Moonlight Serenade Gala

August 2018
Thank you for joining us!

Music at
The Lighthouse

July 2018
So glad you came.
See you next year!

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Jack & Jill and the Happening Hill

April 2018
Thanks for coming!


Don Giovanni

October 2017
Thank you for joining us!