Regina Opera to Present ‘Gianni Schicchi’ & Golden Jubilee Concert

By David Salazar

Regina Opera will present “Gianni Schicchi” and its Golden Jubilee Concert on Feb. 29, 2020 at the OLPH Catholic Academy of Brooklyn. There will also be performances on March 1, 7, and 8, 2020.

Elizabeth Hastings will conduct the opera in a staged production by Linda Lehr. Robert Garner and Nobuki Momma will alternate the title role with Hannah Stone and Cate Webber both appearing as Lauretta. Chad Kranak and Heejae Kim will appear as Rinuccio. Other cast members include Alvard Mayilyan, Hannah Kramer, Gennadiy Vysotskiy, Rick Agster, Josh Avant, Joshua LeRose, Elena Jannicelli-Sandella, and Yejin Lee, among others.

The Golden Jubilee Concert will feature scenes from Verdi, Mery, and du Locle’s “Don Carlo” and Massenet, Gille, and Meihac’s “Manon” with Christopher Carr, Christopher Trapani, Lara Michole Tillotson, Galina Ivannikova, John Dominick III, Antoine Hodge, Scott Lefurgy, Robert Garner, Antonina Chehovska, and Monica Conesa.