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Lisa Marie Rogali, River Guard, & Rolfe Dauz Named Detroit Opera 2023-24 Resident Artists


Detroit Opera has announced the newly selected singers to train in the company’s Resident Artist Program during the 2023–24 season. Those chosen are mezzo-soprano Lisa Marie Rogali, tenor River Guard, and baritone Rolfe Dauz. These three were selected from more than 850 international artists who applied to the program. The Resident Artists have committed to an intensive program while living {…}

Reviews, Stage Reviews

Detroit Opera 2022-23 Review: Faust


On a cold and dark November 18th, Detroit Opera [DO] performed the penultimate opera of their 2021/2022 season: Charles Gounod’s celebrated opera Faust. An immortal tale of deception and redemption, this operatic classic promised audiences a night of heavy allegories. Using Director Lileana Blain-Cruz’s 2019 version, originally created for Opera Omaha’s production, with movement curated by dancer and choreographer Raja {…}


Detroit Opera Names Roberto Kalb Music Director


Detroit Opera has named Roberto Kalb as its next Music Director, effective Nov. 20, 2022, through the end of the 2025–26 season. In this position, Kalb will join Gary L. Wasserman, Artistic Director Yuval Sharon, and Associate Artistic Director Christine Goerke as a member of the company’s artistic leadership under President and CEO Wayne S. Brown. In a statement, Kalb {…}