Frederick Ballentine, Michael Mayes & Hiromi Omura Lead Utah Opera’s 2024-25 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2024-25 season. The season will open with Sondheim and Wheeler’s “Sweeney Todd.” Robert Tweten leads a cast that includes Michael Mayes as the demon barber himself, Audrey Babcock, Amy Owens, Megan Marino, and Christian Sanders. Doug Scholz-Carlson directs. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-20, 2024 Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” will be conducted by Stephanie Rhodes Russell {…}

Utah Opera Announces 2023-24 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2023-24 season featuring four productions. Robert Tweten conducts Puccini’s “La Bohème” with Garnett Bruce directing. Performance Dates: Oct. 7-15, 2023 Benjamin Manis conducts Rachel Portman and Nicholas Wright’s “The Little Prince” with Tara Faircloth directing. Performance Dates: Jan. 20-28, 2024 Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” will be conducted by Conner Gray Covington and directed by Tara Faircloth. {…}

Michael Chioldi, Madison Leonard & Scott Hendricks Leads Utah Opera’s 2022-23 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2022-23 season featuring four productions. Ari Pelto conducts Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” production of Tomer Zvulun. Michael Chioldi, Wendy Bryn Harmer, Robert Stahley, and Tichina Vaughn.  Performance Dates: Oct. 8-16, 2022 Stephanie Rhodes Russell conducts Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment.” Michael Shell directs with a cast that includes Madison Leonard, Jack Swanson, and Matthew Burns. Performance Dates: Jan. 14-22, 2023 {…}

John Holiday, John Riesen & Katie Van Kooten Headline Utah Opera’s 2021-22 Season

The Utah Opera has announced its 2021-22 season featuring four staged productions with live audiences. Here is a rundown of what the company will have on offer next season. Michael Adams stars in Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville“ alongside Sarah Coit, Matthew Grills, and Matthew Burns. Gary Thor Wedow conducts Michael Shell’s production. Performance Dates: Oct. 9-17, 2021 John Holiday, {…}

Michael Adams, Michael Chioldi & Nicole Heaston Highlight Utah Opera’s 2019-20 Season

Utah Opera has announced its 2019-20 season. The season will open with Verdi’s “La Traviata,” directed by Garnett Bruce, in the newly renovated Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. Anya Matanovic will star as Violetta Valéry, alongside Rafael Moras making his Utah Opera debut as Alfredo and Metropolitan Opera-regular Michael Chioldi as Germont. Steven White will conduct. Performance Dates: Oct. 12 {…}