Festival 2015 Performances

 

La Tragédie de Carmen
May 9, 15 & 17

A staged version of Peter Brook's stunning adaptation of Bizet's Carmen, starring Audrey Babcock as Carmen, Alok Kumar as Don José, Michael Mayes as Escamillo and Victoria Cannizzo as Micaëla.  Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts, and Cynthia du Pont Tobias directs.

Performance Details:
The Laird Center at The Tatnall School 
May 9 | 7:30 pm 
May 15 | 7:30 pm
May 17 | 2pm

 

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Lakmé
May 8 & 16

Sharon Cheng stars as Lakmé in a concert version of Delibes' rarely performed masterpiece.  The performance features the OperaDelaware Chorus, prepared by Jeffrey Miller, and James Harp of Lyric Opera Baltimore at the piano. 
 

Performance Details:
baby grand
May 8 | 7:30 pm
May 16 | 2pm

 

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Wine, Women & Food
May 14 & 16

This program features many favorite operatic excerpts related to Wine, Women, and Food, sung by young stars of the operatic world.  The performance features Bon Appétit,  a one-woman opera based on Julia Child’s famous chocolate cake episode.  Starring Melissa Kornacki as Julia Child, the 20-minute opera brings to life all the joie de vivre of the original French Chef.  

Performance Details:
OperaDelaware Studio
May 14 | 7:30 pm
May 16 | 7:30 pm

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