About WGO

Enriching Lives Through Inspirational Productions

At its founding, Wichita Grand Opera became the largest professional opera company in the state of Kansas. From our home at the Wichita Center for Performing Arts Theater (WCPA), we create inspirational productions of great works of art to enrich our community. We strive to develop artists, programming, and activities to reinvigorate opera in the 21st century.

Mission Statement

To produce opera and opera education programs at the highest of artistic level in order to enrich the cultural lives of Kansans



  • Engaging superb artists to create and perform in fully-staged operas and gala concerts
  • Enhance our professional orchestra and chorus of locally-based musicians and to be the foundation of Wichita Grand Opera productions
  • Providing performance and professional development opportunities for Kansans and other regionally-based opera singers
  • Offering educational and outreach experience to students and communities throughout the region