Apollo’s Fire invites Countertenor DANIEL MOODY to join as alto soloist for October 2017 performances of Handel’s Israel in Egypt.
Lyric Opera of Chicago announces the Chicago premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS which was praised as “a near-perfect example of fast-flowing musical drama” by The New York Times in its 2016 world premiere. Baritone Marcus DeLoach reprises the roles of Senator McCarthy, Estonian Frank and the Interrogator which he created at Cincinnati Opera. Performances take place March 2018.
Chicago Opera Theater announces the company premiere of ELIZABETH CREE, a Victorian London thriller based on the novel “The Trial of Elizabeth Cree” by Peter Ackroyd. A co-production with Opera Philadelphia and London’s Hackney Empire, Mezzo-soprano KATHERINE PRACHT takes on the title role of Elizabeth in February 2018.
Busy baritone ALEXANDER ELLIOTT makes a company and role debut as Sonora in Puccini’s LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST with NYCO in September 2017, and immediately heads to Annapolis Opera to sing the role of John Brooke in Mark Adamo’s LITTLE WOMEN.
Melissa Mino steps in as Josephine in the Young Victorian Theatre Company’s July production of HMS PINAFORE. Performances take place at the Sinex Theater, Macfarlane Arts Center in Baltimore