2018 New Orleans, LA

Our last convention was January 3-7, 2018 in the heart of the Big Easy, at the Loews New Orleans Hotel. The convention was themed:

Opera's Tradition and Rebirth: New Orleans 1796-2018
Laissez les bons temps rouler!


Convention Schedule

Have a look at the convention schedule to see all of the events from this convention:

Convention Schedule

New Orleans

New Orleans Convention Highlights

Greer Grimsley
Keynote Speaker: Greer Grimsley

Keynote address at the opening luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 4 by internationally acclaimed baritone, Greer Grimsley.

John Moriarty
NOA Lifetime Achievement Award

Noted conductor, stage director, and pianist John Moriarty was honored with NOA's highest award, a Lifetime Achievement Award, at the banquet on Saturday, Jan. 6.

Greer Grimsley
NOA Lifetime Achievement Award

Romanian-born soprano Virginia Zeani received NOA's highest award, a Lifetime Achievement Award, at the banquet on Saturday, Jan. 6.