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October 15, 2021

Opera Performance Pays Tribute to CIM’s History


Opera performance in 2017

The CIM Opera Theater—with artistic director Dean Southern, conductor Harry Davidson and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra—takes the stage to present a gala-style performance November 5-6 in Kulas Hall. 

Mexican-American bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba (BM ’09, Schiller/Southern) returns to his alma mater for this exciting tribute to CIM’s illustrious singing history. The performance will feature some of opera’s most beloved arias and ensembles – from Mozart to Wagner – and will conclude with Vaughan Williams’ stirring Serenade to Music, all under the baton of Maestro Harry Davidson with the CIM Orchestra. Explore the full program.

Join us for an evening of music and history:

November 5 | 7pm | Kulas Hall | Reserve Tickets

November 6 | 7pm | Kulas Hall | Reserve Tickets

The production is funded in part by a grant from the John P. Murphy Foundation.


CIM’s leadership is committed to creating a safe and enjoyable environment for our performers and patrons. Learn about CIM's COVID-19 protocols for in-person concert attendance.