Jorge Parodi

Opera Tampa’s 2018-19 To Feature A World Premiere By Anton Coppola
Opera Tampa has announced its 2018-19 season, which is set to include four operas including one world premiere. Here is a look at what the season has to offer. The season opens with Johann Strauss' exquisite "Die Fledermaus." Joseph Mechavich conducts the work, which is known for its catchy waltzes and unforgettable melodies. Performance Dates: Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 The second opera of the season will be Anton Coppola's "Lady Swanwhite." It…
Behind the Scenes Interviews
Beauty Among Bones – Conductor Jorge Parodi on John Musto’s ‘Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt’
"Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt" is set to make its world premiere at the American Museum of Natural History on September 23, 2017, in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs. With this unorthodox venue specifically in mind, accomplished composer John Musto, librettist Eric Einhorn, and production company On Site Opera, all seek to create an experience for families that weds together beauty and scientific inquiry. Operawire was able to talk with…
Opera Tampa Taps Three Guest Conductors For 2017-18
Opera Tampa has named guest conductors for the 2017-2018 season. The news comes after the resignation of previous artistic director Daniel Lipton. The result is three conductors for the company. The first will be Jorge Parodi, now a vocal coach and music director of the Senior Opera Theater at the Manhattan School of Music. The Argentine native will conduct Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" (Feb. 2 and 4). Parodi is currently…