Outstanding Opera

Event details

  • October 18, 2018
  • 8:00 pm
  • Bailey Performance Center

An evening of music to excite and delight! The GSO opens the 68th season classical series with beloved operatic favorites including music by Wagner, Verdi, Mozart and more. The GSO also welcomes back stellar soprano Arietha Lockhart to enchant you while the GSO Chorus sings operas most moving choruses.


Gioachino Rossini
Overture to The Barber of Seville 
Jacques Offenbach
Barcarole from The Tales of Hoffman 
Giacomo Puccini
Quando me'n vo from La Boheme
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Die Holle Rache from The Magic Flute
Douglas Moore
Willow Song from The Ballad of Baby Doe
Pietro Mascagni
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Léo Delibes
The Bell Song from Lakmé
Richard Wagner
Pilgrim's Chorus From Tannhauser
Giuseppe Verdi
Va, pensiero from Nabucco
Jacques Offenbach
Les oiseaux dans la charmille from The Tales of Hoffman
Bedřich Smetana
Opening Act I Chorus from The Bartered Bride
Alexander Borodin
Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor

Arietha Lockhart

Ms. Lockhart has appeared as soloist with the Atlanta Symphony...

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Georgia Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Founded in 2007, the GSO Chorus performs choral/orchestral works, pops,...

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Timothy Verville

The award winning Timothy Verville continues to engage audiences with...

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Online program notes are available approximately two weeks before the performance.

Bailey Center for the Performing Arts


488 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Located on the campus of Kennesaw State University, The Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center is an acoustically superb 624-seat performance hall, designed by John Abbott of Stevens & Wilkinson Stang & Newdow Inc., with acoustic design by David Kahn of Acoustic Dimensions Inc. The variable acoustics in the space allow it to be optimally configured for a variety of musical presentations. 

Free event parking for guests is available after 7 p.m. in parking lots E, D, C, and J with additional parking available in the Jolly Lodge overflow lot and North Parking Deck. View KSU Parking Map