Opera Bites

A Feast of 10-Minute Operas

Spring 2022

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UPDATE: Given the predictions that the omicron variant will make January one of the most challenging months of this pandemic to date, our artistic team has made the difficult decision to postpone our public performances of Opera Bites January 14 – 16 and to present these pieces later in the spring, hopefully in person. 

The Experience

Boston Opera Collaborative and Longy continue this wildly popular evening of short, new operas in English. This year’s production will include new commissions from BOC's 20/21 Opera Bites: In the Studio program.

Presented in partnership with

Details coming soon! 

Please check back for details on performance dates. 

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People Love Opera Bites!

"Delightfully thought-provoking and fun...a delicious program celebrating life’s sweetest and sometimes most sour moments with cleverness and heart."

"Boston Opera Collaborative struck gold again with this refined selection of short and sweet works."

The Theatre Times Review


"Most of the collaborative’s singers are early in their careers, and vibrant singing and dramatic know-how are obviously in no short supply, One can easily imagine bragging in a
few years that we saw some of them way back when."

The Boston Globe Review

The Operas


A Long Trip

Music by Jordan Kuspa

Libretto by Dan McGeehan


A Tall Order

Music by John Greer

Libretto by Sheri Wilner


Courthouse Bells

Music by Mary D. Watkins

Libretto by Anita Gonzalez


The Course We Set

Music by Johanny Navarro

Libretto by Amy Tofte


Crush Play

Music by Tony Solitro

Libretto by Joshua Brown

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Hamlet Investigations, Inc.

Music by Jonathan Shin

Libretto by Ellen Abrams


In the House of Serenity

Music by Beth Ratay

Libretto by Laura Fuentes


Last Train

Music by Carlos Carrillo

Libretto by Enzo Silon Surin



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