Odyssey Opera
2018/2019 Season

Fall 2018


A celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Gounod; opening with a concert performance of his grand opera, La reine de Saba (The Queen of Sheba), followed by a rare stage performance of his most admired comedy Le médecin malgré lui (The Doctor in Spite of Himself).

Gounod: La Reine de Saba

September 22, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall

Gounod: Le médecin malgré lui

November 9 + 11, 2018
Huntington Avenue Theatre

Spring 2019

The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships

A journey to ancient times with three works inspired by the legend of Helen of Troy: Paride ed Elena (Paris and Helen) by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Die ägyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen) by Richard Strauss, and finally the hilarious La belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen) by Jacques Offenbach ending our season with a satirical bang!

Gluck: Paride ed Elena

February 15 + 17, 2019
Huntington Avenue Theatre

Strauss: Die ägyptische Helena

April 19, 2019
NEC’s Jordan Hall

Offenbach: La belle Hélène

June 14 + 16, 2019
Huntington Avenue Theatre