operatini: macbeth

The ticket price includes dinner plus the cast of Opera Idaho’s upcoming production of Verdi’s Macbeth performing some of their favorite musical theatre and opera selections.

Doors open at 5:30 PM/8:00 PM for dinner and cocktails, performance to follow. Doors WILL NOT OPEN prior to 5:30pm

Dinner Buffet: Mixed Greens with Assorted Dressings, Roasted Pork with Mixed Nut Dressing, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary & Thyme, Brussels Sprouts with Whiskey Glaze, and Cranachan (Cream and raspberry trifle with an oat granola).

There will also be a no-host bar where you can purchase anything from a soda, wine, beer, to a cocktail or martini specially designed for this Operatini that’s only available inside the Sapphire Room. Before or after the Operatini, feel free to mingle in the Riverside lobby where you may also purchase food and drinks.

Try the “Witches’ Prophecy” – a delicious pomegranate martini, only available in the Sapphire Room for this operatini.

January 19, 2023

General: $31 per person
Preferred: $40 per person
plus tax & applicable fees

upcoming operatinis in the 2022-2023 season

Come enjoy a fun evening of music, food, and drinks! These wonderful events include a delicious buffet dinner and feature local and visiting artists performing some of their favorite musical theatre and opera selections.

February 23, 2023 – An American Dream
April 13, 2023 – Rusalka
in The Sapphire Room
at The Riverside Hotel

Two performances: 5:30 pm & 8:00 pm

Keep checking back for tickets to the last two Operatinis of the season!


The first event called Operatini was in conjunction with The Pirates of Penzance on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Café de Paris and was called “The British Are Coming” — the next one, in conjunction with La bohème was called “Operatini: Puccini Martini Blast” … it and the following “A Touch of Silver” were at Beside Bardenay. The first one at The Sapphire Room took place on February 5, 2015, in conjunction with Evgeny Onegin.


Operatini Sponsor

Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the theme.