Thu, May 26

|

New Orleans

La Fête Créole

May26-28th. A three-day festival celebrating New Orleans culture. Events include a performance of Créole folk songs, a comedy by Edmond Dédé, and an evening with international opera star Mary Elizabeth Williams. Tickets at www.marignyoperahouse.org/performance.

For Tickets go to www.marignyoperahouse.org/performance
See other events
La Fête Créole

Time & Location

May 26, 7:00 PM – May 28, 7:00 PM

New Orleans, 725 St Ferdinand St, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA

About the event

OperaCréole is excited to present this three-day festival and fundraiser on May 26-28, 2022.

For tickets, go to:

https://marignyoperahouse.org/performance/

We are incredibly proud to present soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams, one of the most renowned Toscas and Aidas in the opera world. You may hear her here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxYRJKVnPDw

Here is the La Fête Créole lineup:

Thursday, May 26 at 7 pm

The Legacy of Congo Square

OperaCréole sings Créole folk songs

Baba Luther Gray shares African drumming traditions

OperaCreole performers:

Tyrone Chambers

Givonna Joseph

Anna Briscoe, piano

Admission: $25  

Students $10

Friday, May 27 at 7 pm

Françoise et Tortillard

a comedy by Edmond Dédé, N.O. free composer of color.

and more.

OperaCreole performers:

Tyrone Chambers

Givonna Joseph

Keturah Heard

Kenya Jackson

Richard Hobson

Taylor White

Sakinah Davis

Anna Briscoe, piano

Admission: $25  

Students $10

Saturday, May 28 at 7 pm

Special Event: An Intimate Evening with International Opera Star Mary Elizabeth Williams 

The soprano sang the title role in New Orleans Opera's 2009 production of Tosca and also sang as Leonora in Il Trovatore.

This event is a fundraiser for OperaCréole.

Carol Rausch, pianist

Admission: $50  Students $20

Thank you for helping us continue our mission for bring Black History and Black voices!

Share this event