Mission Statement:

Founded in 1974, Syracuse Opera is the only year-round professional opera company in Central New York. We create an extraordinary experience and are a cultural destination for Syracuse and the Central New York region. Syracuse Opera enriches the lives of the people of upstate New York through locally produced opera, the one all-inclusive art form that celebrates the beauty of the human singing voice through the spectacle of live theatre. Our core values are Artistic Excellence, Integrity, and Community Enrichment. Enjoy world-class singers and the excitement of live theater throughout the year at Syracuse Opera. Fully staged performances featuring both world-class singers and local talent delight audiences across Central New York with traditional productions, imaginative new interpretations, and innovative contemporary works.