Richard Ollarsaba, Symone Harcum, Alisa Jordheim Headline Virginia Opera’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

The Virginia Opera will Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” starting on March 25, 2022. The opera will star Richard Ollarsaba, Symone Harcum, Alisa Jordheim, Erik Earl Larson, Lauren Cook, Whitney Robinson, Jason Ferrante, Eric J. McConnell, Catherine Goode, and Chauncey Blade. Adam Turner will conduct with Kyle Lang directing. Peter Dean Beck will design the set while Paul {…}

Ailyn Pérez, Matthew Polenzani Among 100 Singers Join Forces for Campbell & Moravec’s ‘Light Shall Lift Us’

Over 100 singers came together for a video performance of “Light Shall Lift Us,” a work by librettist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec. The duo, which has worked together on “The Shining” proposed the idea to Marc Scorca of Opera America, who embraced the idea and helped put together the 107 artists who would eventually record their individual parts {…}