Celebrate Five Years of New Lyrical Music and Opera!

Join us to celebrate and share five years of original, lyrical music, featuring our 2018 troupe and special guest performers. We will be performing material from our first album Sacred Works I: The Emerald Tablet, excerpts from our opera Viva’s Holiday, the opera miniature Daphne, and many other works including world premieres! Featuring our 2018

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Subscriber thank-you!

Thanks and welcome to our newest subscriber, Joy Ann Loney! Our 2018 season is going to be full of beauty, poetry, and singing-truth-to-power. Join us! Subscribe today. #newmusic #pdxarts #pdxmusic #keepoperaweird

The Viva’s Holiday FAQ

As we head into our final four shows of 2016, the makers of Portland’s most user-friendly opera have come up with this list of Frequently Asked Questions. VIVA’S HOLIDAY FAQ 1. Is this a real opera? – YES! 2. Is there a real orchestra? – YES! 3. Is it in English? – YES! 4. Is

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Press Release: Viva’s Holiday, Portland’s favorite local opera, returns for six nights in December

Summary for event calendars:   Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act   Star Theater Portland • 13 NW 6th Ave   December 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17   9 pm • 21+   http://vivas-holiday.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2016 Portland, Oregon VIVA’S HOLIDAY, A NEW PORTLAND FAVORITE, PLAYS SIX NIGHTS IN DECEMBER Second annual performance also features

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Volunteer and make Portland the Underground Opera capital!

Cult of Orpheus needs devoted volunteers to help create a cultural movement around underground opera. We are building crazy cool original works that involve community and utilize the craft of lyrical, poetic music creation to the utmost. We are Portland’s only all-original art song and opera company. We want underground, original opera to be Portland’s

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New opera: call for stories from Portland authors

Cult of Orpheus • underground opera CALL FOR STORIES FROM PORTLAND AUTHORS fiction • memoir • dramatic scenes • published or unpublishedcomic, poignant, weird, etc. • excerpts/abridgements okay Cult of Orpheus, creator of Viva’s Holiday, is creating a new production in 2017 in collaboration with local authors. This operatic “anthology” will feature three to five stories

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Time-wise Animals, Strangled Darlings show, and Viva 2016 news

Our June newsletter is out with updates on the debut album Time-wise Animals, our upcoming show with Strangled Darlings, and our search for Viva’s Holiday 2016 sponsors. Plus, a new sonnet! Sign up for the mailing list (see the sidebar! ->) to get these updates delivered to your email inbox. READ NEWSLETTER ONLINE

February News: performances and web updates

This month features a number of performances (also listed on the Upcoming Events page). There are also some new recorded excerpts of the Viva Opera online, and the Art Songs and Sonnets sections of the website have more samples and lyrics. You can read the full newsletter online. If you haven’t already, you can also

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