Efraín Solis, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Shawnette Sulker Headline West Edge Opera’s 2022 Festival

West Edge Opera has announced its 2022 summer opera festival. The season kicks off with Händel’s “Julius Caesar” with Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen in the title role. He will be joined by Shawnette Sulker as Cleopatra. Other cast members include Cenk Karaferya, Katharine Pracht, Sarah Coit, Ashraf Sewailam, Glenn Healy, and Jasmine Johnson. Mark Streshinsky directs a production conducted by Christine {…}

West Edge Opera Announces ‘Snapshots’ for 2022

West Edge Opera is set to present “Snapshots” on April 9 and 10, 2022. The showcase, which will be a co-presentation with Earplay Chamber Music Ensemble, will feature five new operas including Cesar Cancino and Scott DeTurk’s “The Dark Horse;” Michael Kaulkin’s “Lilith;” Gabrielle Rosse’s “Cristina Doesn’t Need Saving;” Jean Ahn’s “Remembrance;” and Ryan Suleiman and Cristina Friès’ “The School {…}

West Edge Opera Continues Aperture Residency for Development of New Works

West Edge Opera has announced the continuation of its Aperture’s residency program. Starting on November 1, 2021, subscribing audiences can watch composer and librettists further their latest works, as well as receive progress reports on all projects supported by their contributions. Composer and librettist Nicolas Lell Benavides and Marella Martin Koch will return following a successful commission for their new {…}