Samantha Hankey, Andriana Chuchman & Adam Smith Lead Lyric Opera of Kansas City Opera’s 2023-24 Season

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four productions. The season opens with a double bill of Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “I Pagliacci.” Mascagni’s work will star Samantha Hankey, Adam Smith, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Meanwhile, Leoncavallo’s work will star Diego Torre, Gabriella Reyes, and Gevorg Hakobyan. Roberto Kalb conducts the production by Shawna Lucey. Performance Dates: {…}

Nicole Cabell, Kenneth Overton & Alyson Cambridge Lead Opera Carolina’s 2022-23 Season

Charlotte’s Opera Carolina has announced its 2022-23 featuring three productions. Alyson Cambridge, John Viscardi, and Steven Condy star in Puccini’s “Tosca.” James Meena conducts James Marvel’s production. Performance Dates: Oct. 13-16, 2022 Gerswhin’s “Porgy and Bess” is set to star Kenneth Overton, Nicole Cabell, Victor Ryan Robertson, Michelle Johnson, Sequina DuBose, Donovan Singletary, and Lucia Bradford. James Meena conducts with Du’Bois A’Keen directing. Performance Dates: Jan {…}

Jill Gardner, Lauren Decker & Alyson Cambridge Lead Toledo Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Toledo Opera has announced its 2022-23 Season. The company will return to Valentine Theatre and will celebrate its 64th season. The season opens with Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” and Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana.” Maestro Geoffrey McDonald conducts the double bill with stage director Keturah Stickann helming. “Suor Angelica” stars soprano Jill Gardner as Angelica and contralto Lauren Decker as the Principessa while {…}

Karen Slack, Kenneth Overton & Alyson Cambridge Highlight Opera Carolina’s 2021-22 Season

Opera Carolina has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four productions. Here is a look: The season opens with “I Dream” by Douglas Tappin and will star Derrick Davis, Victor Ryan Robertson, Alyson Cambridge, Lucia Bradford, Kenneth Overton, and Avalon Cutts-Jones. James Meena conducts. Performance Dates: Sept. 16-19, 2021 Richard Ollarsaba sings the title role in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni“ with Melinda Whittington, Johnathan White, Gerardo de la Torre, Alex {…}

Fabio Armiliato, Alexandra LoBianco & Carl Tanner Lead Opera Carolina’s 2020-21 Season

Opera Carolina has announced its 2020-21 season featuring three operas, two from the standard repertoire and one new work. The season opens with Puccini’s “Tosca” starring Cellia Costea in the title role, Fabio Armiliato as Cavaradossi and Leo An as Scarpia. James Meena conducts a production by Michael Capasso. Performance Dates: Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2020 Douglas Tappin’s “I Dream” is {…}

Nicole Cabell and Alyson Cambridge Team Up with Cedille Records for ‘Sisters in Song’ Album

Sopranos Nicole Cabell and Alyson Cambridge have released their new recording “Sisters in Song,” through Cedille Records. Released on September 21, 2018, “Sisters in Song” features not only opera duets, but specially commissioned arrangements of songs from genres such as folk, classical, and even African-American spirituals. Operatic selections include the “Flower Duet” from Delibes’ “Lakme,” the “Evening Prayer” from Humperdinck’s {…}