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Kathryn Lewek & Zach Borichevsky Lead Toledo Opera’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

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The Toledo Opera is set to present Charles Gounod’s “Romeo & Juliet” on Feb. 16 and 18, 2024. The work is being performed by Toledo Opera for the first time in nearly a decade and will star Kathryn Lewek in her role debut as Juliet and Zach Borichevsky as Romeo. They will be joined by baritone Sydney Outlaw as Mercutio, {…}

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Katrina Galka, Andrew Stenson, Raquel González, Kathryn Lewek, Alexandra LoBianco Headline Opera Colorado’s 2024-25 Season

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Opera Colorado has unveiled its 2024-25 season. The season opens with “The Daughter of the Regiment” with a cast starring Katrina Galka, Andrew Stenson, Stefano de Peppo, Catherine Cook, and Monét X Change. Chía Patiño directs and Ari Pelto conducts. Performance Dates: Nov. 9 – 17, 2024 Then comes “La Bohème” starring Raquel González, Kathryn Lewek, Zach Borichevsky, Timothy Mix, Matthew {…}

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Kathryn Lewek, Meryl Dominguez, Rachael Wilson, Brenton Ryan & Cory McGee Headline World Premiere of ‘Music for New Bodies’

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DACAMERA and The Shepherd School of Music have announced the cast for its world premiere performance of Matthew Aucoin and Peter Sellars’ “Music for New Bodies.” The showcase, scheduled for April 20, 2024 at The Shepherd School of Music’s Brockman Hall for Opera, will feature Kathryn Lewek, Meryl Dominguez, Rachael Wilson, Brenton Ryan, and Cory McGee. Aucoin conducts while Sellars {…}

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Julian Prégardien, Ludwig Mittelhammer, Christina Landshamer, Kathryn Lewek Headline Cleveland Orchestra’s Mandel Opera & Humanities Festival

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The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its second annual Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Opera & Humanities Festival. “Building on last season’s successful launch of the Mandel Opera & Humanities Festival, the 2024 edition will continue to bring together our community and several of Cleveland’s great cultural institutions for exploration, discussion, and reflection around the theme of ‘Power,’” said André Gremillet, {…}

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Q & A: Soprano Kathryn Lewek on the Ravinia Festival, The Queen of the Night & Taking on French Operas She Never Thought She’d Get to Do

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For many, Kathryn Lewek IS the Queen of the Night. She holds the record for most performances of the role at the Metropolitan Opera and has taken her interpretation of the famed villain to opera houses such as the Royal Opera House, the Vienna State Opera, and the Gran Teatre del Liceu, among many, many others. This summer, she will {…}

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Corinne Winters, Vanessa Goikoetxea, Ermonela Jaho, Armando Nogeura, Kathryn Lewek Headline Opéra de Nice Côte d’Azur’s 2023-24 Season

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Opéra de Nice Côte d’Azur has announced its 2023-24 season. First up is the Festival Hip Hop’era. Performance Date: Sept. 2, 2023  Next up is a Préludes concerts which features excerpts from the upcoming season. The performance is led by Léo Warynski. Performance Date: Sept. 9, 2023  The first opera performance will be “Lakmé.” Directed by Lauent Pelly and conducted {…}

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Kathryn Lewek & Sarah Coit Lead Toledo Opera’s 2023-24 Season

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Ohio’s Toledo Opera has announced its lineup for the 2023-24 season. For its 65th season, the company will present three much-loved operatic works. First up is Gioachino Rossini’s “Cinderella.” The classic fairytale stars mezzo-soprano Sarah Coit as Angelina (Cinderella) and tenor David Walton as Prince Ramiro. Also among the cast are Adelmo Guidarelli, Keith Phares, Sara Mortensen, Imara Miles, and Jason {…}

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Soprano Kathryn Lewek & Tenor Zach Borichevsky Present Food for Love Benefit Concert Supporting UN World Food Program

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Soprano Kathryn Lewek and tenor Zach Borichevsky will premiere a special benefit concert in response to the global food crisis worsened by the war in Ukraine. Lewek and Borichevsky considered how they could support Ukraine and vulnerable populations facing increased food insecurity because of the war. In May 2022, the husband and wife duo presented “The Food of Love” – {…}