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Opera in the Ozarks “Pinocchio” – Balm of Life Series

June 16, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


Come enjoy an afternoon of opera in the park at the Eureka Springs “Balm of Life Series”, featuring Opera in the Ozarks “Pinocchio”! Free to the public, the event will be held in Basin Spring Park, beginning at 11:00am.


In its 71st season, Opera In The Ozarks’ Studio Artists present a unique and whimsical adaption of the classic fairy tale “Pinocchio”. Filled with beloved melodies from some of the most famous operas this is the story of a wooden boy who is trying to learn what it means to be “real”.  All of the beloved characters are here: Pinocchio, Geppetto his father, the Blue Fairy, and even the dastardly Wolf and Cat. “Pinocchio” takes audiences on a journey of discovery: discovery of the lessons and changes of heart it takes to transform, and discovery of some the most beautiful music in the world.

Opera In the Ozarks is a premiere opera training program located in Eureka Springs, AR. For 71 years, OIO has produced mainstage operas and outreach programs for the community during their summer season. The Studio Artist program provides opportunities for beginning opera artists to perform lead roles. They will also perform in the 2022 OIO season on campus in Eureka Springs. For further info www.opera.org.


11:00 am - 1:30 pm