During its first 11 seasons the WICHITA GRAND OPERA has produced and presented more than 50 staged productions of the finest and most celebrated international opera repertoire.
The last several seasons have included stunning productions of TOSCA, OTELLO, DON PASQUALE, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, CARMEN, IL TROVATORE, L'ELISIR d'AMORE, THE MERRY WIDOW and more.
The company employs more than 150 people each year presenting outstanding productions featuring world class soloists, full orchestra, chorus and ballet. Each opera is staged with stunning costumes and sets.
WICHITA GRAND OPERA has presented noted international operatic stars including LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, PLACIDO DOMINGO, EVGENY AKIMOV, MARCELLO GIORDANI, JOYCE Di DONATO, SAM RAMEY, ZETELINA VASSILEVA, VERONICA VILLAROEL, ANNALISA RASPAGLIOSI, PATRICK CARFIZZI, LUCAS MEACHEM, HECTOR SANDOVAL and others.
Noted Conductors have included STEVEN MERCURIO, LEONE MAGIERA, NAYEN TODOROV, STEVEN WHITE, STEPHEN LORD, LOUIS SALEMNO, MARTIN MAZIK and EKHART WYCIK and noted Directors such as JAMES MARVEL, STANLEY M. GARNER, MARTIN OTAVA and HERBERT KELLNER.