Utah Opera 2018-19 To Feature Marjorie Owens, Andrew Stenson & Rachel Portman

 The Utah Opera announced its 2018-19 season featuring two new productions by the company’s in-house Production Studios.  The season opens on Oct. 13, 2018, with Gounod’s “Roméo et Juliette” with tenor Joshua Dennis as Roméo and soprano Anya Matanovič, who will star as Juliette. Robert Tweten conducts the production with scenery designed by Eric Fielding and costumes by Susan Memmott Allred. Performance Dates: Oct. {…}

Opera Parallèle 2017-18 Review – The Little Prince: An Exquisite Production That Reminds Us About the Matters of Consequences

“Matters of consequence” – that’s “The Little Prince” all over, and Rachel Portman’s opera version of the remarkable book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry lacks none of them. From the magical appearance of the titular Little Prince from Asteroid to his magical disappearance at the curtain, Opera Parallèle’s 2017 production in San Francisco brings both the beauty and high-seriousness of the story {…}

Opera Parallèle Kicks Off Season with ‘The Little Prince’

Opera Parallèle will kick off its season with “The Little Prince.” The performances will take place between Dec. 1 through 3 at the Cowell Theater in Sa Francisco. The production will be led by Director/conductor Nicole Paiement and Creative Director Brian Staufenbiel, while illustrations and media design will be created by Matt Kish and David Murakami, respectively. Christine Cook will create the costumes. The production {…}