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Opera Columbus, BalletMet, and the Columbus Symphony Unite to Present Twisted, the Arts Event of the Season


Four Performances Only at the Ohio Theatre, September 25-28


In an unprecedented collaboration, more than 200 artists from BalletMet, the Columbus Symphony, and Opera Columbus will join forces to open the 2014-15 season with what will undoubtedly be the arts event of the season, Twisted. A brilliant fusion of singers, dancers, and musicians will come together to perform dance  premieres from four of today’s hottest choreographers set to a feast of classical music from beloved operas including La Bohéme, The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Carmen, and more.


Twisted will be presented at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Thursday, September 25, at 7:30 pm; Friday, September 26, at 8 pm; Saturday, September 27, at 8 pm; and Sunday, September 28, at 1 pm. Tickets begin at $10 and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.


Each of these locally revered and internationally recognized arts organizations brings its own distinct specializations and together create an extraordinary smörgåsbord of talent.

“So rarely do organizations of this caliber collaborate so intensely on stage,” said BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang. “This will be an unparalleled experience for both the audience and artists.”  

“This will truly be a delight for the eyes and ears,” stated Opera Columbus Artistic Director Peggy Kriha Dye. “We have integrated the remarkable talents of all three companies into an original and spectacular collaboration that showcases the world-class talent living and working right here in Columbus.”


“The artistic, collaborative relationship between these organizations has quite simply produced a remarkable, not-to-be-missed work of art,” said CSO Managing Director and CEO Bill Conner. “Partnerships such as this are what makes Columbus a great city to live in and puts us on the map on a national scale.”

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