Elaine Alvarez Leads Opera Omaha’s ‘Suor Angelica’

By Francisco Salazar

Opera Omaha will continue its 2022-2023 season with a production of “Suor Angelica.”

The opera, which is set to be conducted by Judith Yan, will star soprano Elaine Alvarez in her Opera Omaha debut. The production will also feature Ronnita Miller, Deborah Nansteel, Kelly Guerra, Hilary Ginther, and Jennifer Cherest. Keturah Stickann will direct the production featuring scenic designs by Wally Coberg and costume designs by Betty Fredrickson.

The production will also feature lighting design by  J. Isadora Krech and wig and makeup designs by Ronell Oliveri.

Surrounding the weeks of the production, Opera Omaha will create and host numerous events to explore the thematic and artistic values in the opera.

“Suor Angelica” will be performed twice, first on Feb. 24, followed by a Feb. 26, 2023 showcase.