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Located in the state capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Opera Association has mounted over 50 productions with seasoned veterans and emerging young performers from opera companies including The Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera and also Broadway.


Opera in the Park is returning to Italian Lake this summer on Sunday August 19th, 2018 at 4 PM. This program is free to the public, but we would gladly accept donations which would go toward our come back, mainstage production! We are thrilled to make this event, which had been a past favorite for Harrisburgers, our inaugural concert marking the come back for our organization. For an archive of past concerts visit our Season page or click here. See you there!

Kind Regards - Tami Swartz, Executive Director and Artistic Director


  • - Here's our entertaining and informative INTERVIEW featuring Executive/Artistic Director, Tami Swartz and Michael Gamon on Tom Richards "By the Way" radio talk show which aired on Sunday 8/12/2018 on Fun 101.3 FM.
  • - Check out our promo article in Pennlive!
  • - Tune in on August 11th at 8 AM to see Tami Swartz's live interview with Logan Wilson on ABC 27 regarding HOA's comeback!
  • - Check out our feature article heralding our comeback in The Burg Magazine here!
  • - Opera in the Park 2018 Press Release
  • - Our write up in December 2016 by The Burg Magazine on the state of opera in Harrisburg, PA is here.


For those artists who have been inquiring, thank you for contacting us. We are not currently holding auditions, but hope to do so in the future. We will post notices when we do!

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