In keeping with Maryland Opera’s commitment to the health and safety of our patrons, we will be postponing our season finale production, “Bravissimo Bel Canto,” due to the threat that coronavirus (COVID-19) presents to our audience and performers.

Bravissimo Bel Canto was previously scheduled to be performed at 3 p.m. on April 26, 2020 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and featured glorious selections of Italian operas including Norma, Lucia di Lammermoor and I Puritani. This inspiring program will be rescheduled, which we will communicate here, as well as to our email list and via our Facebook page. (Not sure if you’re on our email list? Contact info@marylandopera.org and we’ll be happy to add you!)

Please check back here for updates as we will soon be announcing next season’s exceptional line-up of artists and programming, all led by Maryland Opera’s famed Artistic Director James Harp!

2019-2020 Season

Passion at the Pendry “French Fantasies” Information

February 14 & 16, 2020

The Sagamore Pendry Baltimore

 

Program

Thaïs – Act 2, Scene 1

Samson et Dalila – Aria “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix”

Manon – Act 3, Scene 2 (St. Sulpice Scene)

Esclarmonde – Finale of Act 1 (Incantation Scene)

INTERMISSION

Les Contes d’Hoffmann – Act 3 (The Venetian Act)

 

Cast

Alexandra Batsios – Thaïs, Esclarmonde

Jason Lee Berger – Nicias, Pittichinaccio

Won Whi Choi – Le Chevalier des Grieux, Hoffmann

Inna Dukach – Manon, Giulietta

Jeffrey Grayson Gates - Schlemil

Katelyn Jackman – Dalila, Parséïs, Nicklausse

Mark Walters – Athanaël, Dappertutto

Viva Verismo Information

November 22 & 24, 2019

The Cambridge School

 

Program

Cavalleria Rusticana – Intermezzo; Santuzza/Turridu Duet “Tu qui, Santuzza?”

Tosca – Act 2

INTERMISSION

Pagliacci – Prologue; Finale of Act 1 (The “Ballatella” through “Vesit la giubba”)

L’Arlesiana – Lamento di Federico

Adriana Lecouvreur – Acerba voluttà

Andrea Chénier – Nemico della patria; Final Duet “Vicino a te”

 

Cast

Colleen Daly - Nedda

Peter Scott Drackley – Turiddu, Canio

Stephen Gaertner – Baron Vitellio Scarpia, Tonio, Gerard

Grace Hebeisen – Lola

Hakeem Henderson – Spoletta, Beppe

Katelyn Jackman – Santuzza, The Princess de Bouillon

Amy Shoremount-Obra – Floria Tosca, Maddalena de Coigny

Dane Suarez – Mario Cavaradossi, Federico, Andrea Chénier

James Wright – Sciarrone, Silvio

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