Catalina Cuervo, Bernardo Bermudez Headline Portland Opera’s In-Person Performances of ‘Frida’ this June

Portland Opera and Oregon Ballet Theatre have announced a return to live performances this June with events hosted by OMSI at the Jordan Schnitzer CARE Summerstage. Portland Opera is set to take the stage on June 22-27 with a 90-minute version of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s “Frida;” the showcase will also include a performance by Ballet Folklórico. Catalina Cuervo will star {…}

Alexandra LoBianco, Nathan Granner, Cree Carrico Headline Portland Opera’s 2021-22 Season

Portland Opera has announced its 2021-22 season. The company revealed that it will be performing three opera productions in addition to several community, digital, and educational programs. “We’ve spent the past year digging deep into our identity, and listening to community members,” said Sue Dixon, General Director in a press release. “The core of our work is to share stories {…}

Portland Opera & All Classical Portland to Broadcast ‘Winter Wonderland Sing-Along’

On December 20, 2020, Portland Opera and All Classical Portland will team up to present “Winter Wonderland Sing-Along,” a virtual program of seasonal music and stories to be broadcast by ACP. Hosted by ACP On-Air Hosts, as well as soprano/PO Artistic Co-Advisor Karen Slack, the event will feature countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, flutist Adam Eccleston, and pianist David Saffert. The {…}

Catalina Cuervo, Damien Geter, Martin Bakari Headline Portland Opera’s Revamped 2020-21 Season

Portland Opera has announced a reimagined 2020-21 season, which will feature a series of virtual showcases presented on the company’s new digital channel “Portland Opera Onscreen.” “The global pandemic has challenged us: to be problem-solvers, to adapt to new technologies, and to deepen the ways that serve the community,” said General Director Sue Dixon in a press release. “Our newly reimagined {…}

Portland Opera Announces Resident Artists for 2020-21

Portland Opera has announced the five artists who will be a part of the organization’s Resident Artist Program in 2020-21. The artists include soprano Lynnesha Crump, mezzo-soprano Jasmine Johnson, tenor David Morgans Sanchez, baritone Michael Parham, and bass Edwin Jhamal Davis. The artists will work with numerous faculty members on voice lessons, musical coaching, language classes, drama and role study, and movement instruction. “We are so excited {…}