Our Mission

West Edge Opera believes that everyone, regardless of age, circumstance or background, can discover the excitement and relevance of opera in their lives. We look at the art form through a new lens, re-imagining tradition to connect with a modern audience. We create innovative experiences of the highest quality that respect the original spirit of the work.

Looking Back

Now at the end of its 37th season (2017), West Edge Opera has presented 89 complete operas by 54 different composers. The company strives to look at opera in a fresh and innovative way, enhancing the experience for both performers and audience. Repertoire includes new and unusual works as well as both favorite and lesser-known works by well-known composers. West Edge opera has presented world, American, and west coast opera premieres, and commissioned two new operas and several new translations and adaptations of classic works.