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Arts & entertainment



OPERA IN THE OZARKS 16311 U.S. 62 West, Eureka Springs opera.org / 479-253-8595

Arend Arts Center, Bentonville

Opera in the Ozarks, a nationally

arphil.org / 479-841-4644

acclaimed program for emerging operatic

Under the baton of Maestro Steven Byess,

professionals, presents an annual summer

this professional symphony performs

music festival featuring three fully staged

several concerts each year with a mission to

and costumed operas spotlighting the

broaden and deepen the appreciation of the

exceptional voices of tomorrow and an

musical arts. Educational initiatives include

orchestra of professional musicians from

the Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

across the nation. Audiences enjoy 20+

and the Carnegie Hall Link Up program.

performances at Opera in the Ozarks’ air-conditioned mountainside venue –


Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville sonamusic.org / 479-521-4166 Under the musical direction of Maestro Paul

Inspiration Point Fine Arts Center. Its 69th season will kick off June 21 and run through July 19, 2019.


Haas, SoNA presents classical and pops

36 S. Main St, Eureka Springs

performances for symphonic music lovers

theaud.org / 479-253-7788

in Northwest Arkansas. A resident company

With nearly 1,000 seats, this venue provides

of Walton Arts Center, the professional

an intimate setting with flawless acoustics. It

orchestra has provided more than 60 years

has a history of attracting stars to its stage

of music and educational opportunities to

and is used for the headlining acts of the

the community. The performance season

many festivals held in Eureka Springs as

typically spans fall through spring.

well as for other community performances. Serving the Ozarks since 1928, the City Auditorium is thriving.

Left to right: Symphony of Northwest Arkansas; Opera in the Ozarks


Left to right photos courtesy: Symphony of Northwest Arkansas; Opera in the Ozarks

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2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide  

2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide