Marble City Opera's mission is to cultivate a new following for opera by bringing authentic, innovative performances of  chamber operas to smaller venues producing a more intimate and accessible atmosphere for its audiences.  Founded and based in Knoxville, TN, Marble City Opera is dedicated to creating opportunities for local, regional, and emerging artists, and is ensuring opera's future success by bringing a vital art form to a diverse community.




                     Kevin Richard Doherty, Founding General Director


                 Kathryn Frady Marvel, Founding Artistic Director