Address and Phone:
612 E. Depot Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865) 524-0795
Fax: (865) 524-7384
Hours Open to the Public:
Group Discount, Student Discount
Payment Types Accepted:
Visa, MasterCard, Personal Check, American Express, Discover
For Ticketing or Booking:
Click here →
Knoxville Opera contributes to the future of the operatic art form by educating the community about opera and its role in our culture, and presenting new works as well. The Opera educates regional youth and area audiences about the art, encourages the development of operatic talent in the community and fosters its exposure to the greater opera audience.
Knoxville Opera presents the Rossini Festival annually in April, dedicated to celebrating the arts with a spectacular feast of dance, music and opera from the region’s best talent.
Voted Knoxville's “Best Festival,” the Rossini Festival International Street Fair is one of the southeast’s most alluring cultural attractions and brings a taste of Europe to East Tennessee, celebrating the color, fun and excitement of opera and Italian culture.
The festival combines world-class opera performances, art and craft exhibitions, wine-tasting and a wide variety of other events with a vibrant International Street Fair.
Downtown Knoxville’s Gay Street is transformed from a busy thoroughfare to a colorful Italian festival, with four stages featuring a range of entertainment options, an upscale artisan’s market, the smells and tastes of authentic Mediterranean foods and beverages, and a special children’s area on Market Square with entertainment, fun and games.
This extraordinary event also presents a golden opportunity to attend one of our professional Knoxville Opera productions.
Ticket office near Old City in Knoxville. Take Central Ave. to E. Depot. Turn right.
Get turn-by-turn direction using the interactive map above.
Looking for a day of fun and frolic? Here's a quick list of nearby attractions that you may enjoy.
See more May events »