operatini: The Barber of Seville

Join us once again in the Sapphire Room at The Riverside Hotel for a fun evening of music, food, and drinks! The ticket price includes dinner and the cast from our upcoming performance of The Barber of Seville performing several of their favorite musical theatre and opera selections.

Dinner menu includes truffle rubbed beef served with thousand dollar demi-glace, golden mashed potatoes with parmesan cheese and chives, roasted gold squash, mixed greens with assorted dressings, and tuxedo cake.

Thursday, October 13
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 at the first Operatini of the season! These wonderful events include a delicious buffet dinner and feature local and visiting artists performing some of their favorite musical theatre and opera selections.

October 13, 2022 – The Barber of Seville
November 17, 2022 – Meet the Emerging Artists
January 19, 2023 – Macbeth
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


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.