Back by popular demand! Join us this spring as we continue our Garden Concert Series and kick-off our 2021 Festival Season.  


In anticipation of our season, this series brings classic opera front and center with each concert focusing on thrilling operatic performances. We can’t wait to see you there!


Seats will be placed according to social distancing guidelines and all attendees will be asked to wear face coverings at all times.

Individual Tickets: $50.00 

Patron Tickets: $100.00 and include the best reserved seats and a $50.00 tax-deductible donation to UAO. 


As we continue to work from home we are only accepting online registrations for our 2021 Garden Concerts at this time.

2021 Spring Garden Concert Reservation Form

Please complete the form below and click "Submit" to make your reservation.


Ticket Selection

Please indicate the number of tickets you'd like for each concert.

As a result of the continued social distancing guidelines it will be assumed that any tickets that are purchased together will be seated together. 

Sunday, May 16 at 6:00PM

Our series starts in the Ladue garden of Margaret Gilleo and Charles Guenther with performances by UAO artists Leann Schuering, Anthony Heinemann, and Randell McGee with Nancy Mayo on piano. The concert will feature operatic favorites including “Je veux vivre” Roméo et Juliette, “Kuda, kuda” Eugene Onegin, “Caro nome” Rigoletto, “Cosa sento!” Trio from Le nozze di Figaro, and “Refrain, audacious tar” – Duet from H.M.S. Pinafore.


***Online reservations are no longer available for this concert. Please email to discuss ticket availability or to be put on a waitlist.***



Saturday, June 5 at 7:00PM

Join us as we return to the Compton Heights garden of Dr. Kenneth and Marjorie Smith and welcome back Metropolitan Opera soprano Mary Dunleavy for a special Saturday evening concert. Ms. Dunleavy will present a selection of arias from opera's favorite courtesans (such as Violetta, Manon, and Madama Butterfly) as well as art songs by American composer Amy Beach with pianist Gail Hintz.

Sunday, June 27 at 6:00PM

We conclude our series in the Webster Groves garden of Jack and Mary LaBarge as we introduce our very own Figaro, Robert Mellon alongside UAO artists Erin Haupt and Lyia Khaimova with Nancy Mayo on piano. Concert highlights inlcude “Largo al factotum” Il barbiere di Siviglia, “Elle a fui, la tourterelle” Les Contes d’Hoffmann, “Che faro senza Euridice”Orfeo, “Evening Prayer” duet from Hansel and Gretel, and  “Soave il vento” trio from Così fan tutte


* Required

Union Avenue Opera accepts VISA, MASTERCARD, and DISCOVER

Concert addresses will be emailed within 48 hours of reservation being received.