The thrill of world-class productions and premieres, a closer relationship with the art form, and all the advantages are yours with a Season 2024/25 subscription.  

Single tickets go on sale July 16! In the meantime, CLICK HERE to learn more about your benefits as a season subscriber.  

Madama Butterfly

Friday, November 15, 2024 | 8 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2024 | 2 pm

Pre-show Madama Butterfly-theme Awakenings* panel:
Oct. 29, 2024
Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health
*Production tickets not required to attend Awakenings.

Just after WWII, a young Japanese girl named Cio-Cio-San, known as Madama Butterfly, is faced with the aftermath of trusting and marrying an American naval officer, the reckless, pleasure-seeking B.F. Pinkerton. As Pinkerton’s intentions are revealed, Butterfly’s dreams are destroyed in ways of no return.


Amahl and the Night Visitors

December 13-22, 2024

Pre-show Amahl and the Night Visitors-theme Awakenings* panel:
Dec. 2, 2024
Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health
*Production tickets not required to attend Awakenings.

First of its kind, this made-for-TV opera comes to life in an immersive setting at the Opera Center.

Since its premiere Christmas Eve, 1951, Amahl and the Night Visitors has been performed across the globe and in many languages. The Kentucky Opera production explores the life of nomadic, displaced individuals in the 1930s who find acceptance, generosity, and joy, even in the most difficult circumstances.


This Little Light of Mine

Friday, February 21, 2025 | 8 pm
Sunday, February 23, 2025 | 2 pm

Pre-show This Little Light of Mine-theme Awakenings* panel:
Feb 6, 2025
Kentucky Opera Center for Cultural Health
*Production tickets not required to attend Awakenings.

This Little Light of Mine is inspired by the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a former Mississippi sharecropper’s daughter who rose to national prominence at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. As a Black woman of humble origins, she spoke truth to power, coalescing broad support for equal voting rights. Her legacy shines as an extraordinary reminder that every light has the power to illuminate the world.


Pygmalion

April 4 – 11, 2025

Kentucky Opera’s innovative production of this classic tale weaves the original myth with an empowering opera re-imagined through the lens of a woman’s perspective in the contemporary world. Céphise is a 1950s housewife trying to live up to society’s standards. What will she find when she gets there?


Experience the 2024-25 Season Your Way
Three Subscription Options 

ALL FOUR – Best Deal

Experience the full season with maximum flexibility

  • Madama Butterfly
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors
  • This Little Light of Mine
  • Pygmalion

Holiday 3-Pack

Experience the following three productions

  • Madama Butterfly
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors
  • This Little Light of Mine

Spring 3-Pack

Experience the following three productions

  • Madama Butterfly
  • This Little Light of Mine
  • Pygmalion

Subscriber Benefits

Valet Parking 

Kentucky Opera offers valet parking passes at a discount when added to your subscription package.  

Premium Seating

Select your favorite seats before public ticket sales begin and gain priority access to add more season shows to your experience. Save your seat across shows and seasons.

Exclusive Season Savings  

Indulge in the season’s best prices by securing one of our season packages with a 15%-20% discount on the entire season! 

Complimentary Exchanges 

Pay no fees to exchange your tickets for a different performance of the same production. 

Discount on Additional Tickets  

Chances are you will want to share your passion for the arts with friends, family and colleagues or attend more than one performance of a production that particularly moved you. As a subscriber, you receive a healthy discount on additional tickets. 

Invitations to Special Events

  • Opera Café. Pastries, coffee, and exclusive sneak peeks from the Director and Conductor of each show. 
  • Awakenings. Art-centered community conversations that challenge tradition, question social narratives, and invite varied perspectives.  
  • Galas 
  • Patron Circle Parties & Happy Hours 
  • Pre-Show Dinner Parties