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 Tatnall High School 
May 9 | 7:30 pm 
May 15 | 7:30 pm
May 17 | 2pm


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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, and 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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Who's Afraid of Opera?
October 24 & 26

There’s no need to be afraid - you’ve heard this music before. From Sesame Street to Wall Street, from British Airways to Bugs Bunny – opera has been part of your vocabulary all along!

Join us on the Christina Riverfront as we explore some of the most celebrated moments of opera in pop-culture, as well as some of our suggestions for what should be part of the main-stream!

Performance Details:
OperaDelaware Studios
Oct 24 | 7:30 pm
Oct 26 | 2:00 pm


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This Little Light of Mine
February 20 & 22

Written by Adrienne Danrich under a commission from the Cincinnati Opera, This Little Light of Mine is an inventive one-woman musical tribute honoring the ground breaking careers of two African-American opera legends who overcame many racial barriers from the Jim Crow era through the Civil Rights Movement to become international opera stars.

Performance Details:
OperaDelaware Studios
Feb 20 | 7:30 pm
Feb 22 | 2:00 pm


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