The Perfect Date: Opera for your Valentine

Still looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day Weekend? Head to the opera! Yes, we are bias, but we think it’s the best date. You don’t need to go out and rent a tux, guys, but it does give you a reason to dress up for that special someone. Ladies, you know what to do.

We’ve got you covered on the operas being performed this weekend. Check out the list below and head out to an opera near you. Don’t forget your dinner reservations!

February 14

Opera San Jose

Il Trovatore by Verdi
California Theatre

February 15

New York City Opera

Powder Her Face by Thomas Adès
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Kentucky Opera

Don Giovanni by Mozart
Brown Theatre

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Dialogues des Carmelites by Poulenc
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall

Metropolitan Opera

Parsifal by Wagner
Metropolitan Opera

Florida Grand Opera

La sonnambula by Bellini
Ziff Ballet Opera House

Palm Beach Opera

La Cenerentola by Rossini
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Opera Colorado

Romeo and Juliet by Gounod
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

February 16

Opera San Jose

Il Trovatore by Verdi
California Theatre

Metropolitan Opera

Carmen by Bizet
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera

Rigoletto by Verdi
Metropolitan Opera

Florida Grand Opera

Die Zauberflöte by Mozart
Ziff Ballet Opera House

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Wagner
Civic Opera House

Palm Beach Opera

La Cenerentola by Rossini
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Sarasota Opera

The Pearl Fishers by Bizet
Sarasota Opera House

San Diego Opera

Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns
San Diego Civic Center

February 17

Opera San Jose

Il Trovatore by Verdi
California Theatre

New York City Opera

Powder Her Face by Thomas Adès
BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Kentucky Opera

Don Giovanni by Mozart
Brown Theatre

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Dialogues des Carmelites by Poulenc
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall

Florida Grand Opera

La sonnambula by Bellini
Ziff Ballet Opera House

Palm Beach Opera

La Cenerentola by Rossini
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Sarasota Opera

Turandot by Puccini
Sarasota Opera House

Opera Colorado

Romeo and Juliet by Gounod
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

February 18

Metropolitan Opera

Parsifal by Wagner
Metropolitan Opera