Leah Crocetto, Carl Tanner, Vanessa Vasquez, Claudia Chapa, William Clay Thompson Headline North Carolina Opera’s 2024-25 Season

North Carolina Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. First up is “Ernani” in Concert. The Verdi opera stars Leah Crocetto, Carl Tanner, Andrew Manea, and Anthony Robin Schneider. Jakob Lehmann conducts. Performance Date: Nov. 10, 2024 Then comes “Florencia en el Amazonas” with a cast starring Vanessa Vasquez, Richard Ollarsaba, Marlen Nahhas, Jason Karn, Levi Hernandez, and Claudia Chapa. Joseph Mechavich conducts and John Hoomes directs. Performance Dates: Jan. 31 {…}

Marina Costa-Jackson, Zachary Nelson & Nicole Cabell Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2022-23 Season

North Carolina Opera has announced its 2022-23 season, featuring two company premieres and audience favorites. Here’s what the company has in store for audiences. NCO will present its season opener and company premiere of Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” in concert for one night only. The presentation stars Marina Costa-Jackson, Jonathan Burton, Levi Hernandez, and Donald Hartmann. NCO’s presentation of Puccini’s devastating {…}

Alexandra LoBianco, Scot Quinn & Rainelle Krause Lead North Carolina Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The North Carolina Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four works. Alexandra LoBianco stars as Leonore in Beethoven’s “Fidelio“ alongside Mark Delavan, Kenneth Kellogg, Takaoki Onishi, and Jason Karn. Arthur Fagen conducts. Performance Dates: Nov. 14, 2021 Lucia Cesaroni and Scott Quinn take the lead roles in Puccini’s “La Bohème“ with Shannon Kessler Dooley, Steven LaBrie, and Adam Lau. {…}

Lawrence Brownlee & Carl Tanner Featured In North Carolina Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Four productions will headline the North Carolina Opera’s 2019-20 season. The company will open its 2019-20 season opens with a concert performance of the third act of Wagner’s “Siegfried.” Timothy Myers returns to conduct the NCO Orchestra with a stellar cast featuring Richard Cox in the title role and soprano Alexandra LoBianco as Brünnhilde. Performance Dates: Nov. 10, 2019 Carl Tanner leads {…}