Boston Opera Collaborative To Present 3 Operas By Jonathan Bailey Holland

By David Salazar

The Boston Opera Collaborative will showcase a number of one-act operas by Boston-based composer Jonathan Bailey Holland on Nov. 7, 2019 at the Room&Board Boston Showroom.

The one-night event will show “Naomi in the Living Room,” “The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry,” and “Always,” with a number of artists including Britt Brown, Junhan Choi, Lindsay Conroy, Carley DeFranco, Ethan DePuy, Carina DiGianFilippo, Alyssa Hensel, Wes Hunter, Rebecca Krouner, and Tamara Ryan.

The works will be directed by Greg Smucker and Patricia-Maria Weinmann with Jean Anderson Collier and Patricia Au as music directors.

“We are incredibly excited about presenting these fabulous operas in a stylish, cool venue on Newbury Street,” stated co-artistic director Patricia-Maria Weinmann in a press release. “Audiences will be delighted to luxuriate in the surroundings and warm hospitality of the beautiful Room and Board showroom while enjoying appetizers and wine. A perfect combination of comfort, style and sheer fun.”