Peabody Chamber Opera’s production of Women in the Dark received a positive review from Raychel Harvey-Jones of MD Theatre Guide. The review states, “An excellent compilation of operas directed by Courtney Kalbacker. Each one capturing those moments we all face in life as if we are feeling around in the dark looking for the light. A fantastic combination of three operas encompassing a cross-dressing husband, cupid’s badly aimed arrow, and the all-consuming pressure of being a woman.” Read the full review here.
Peabody Opera’s chamber production of three contemporary one-act operas under the heading Women in the Dark was featured in an article by Tim Smith in The Baltimore Sun. The article details the plot of Sukey in the Dark, by Jonathan Holland, and Naomi in the Living Room, with music by Thomas Whitman and libretto by Nathalie Anderson. More…
Faculty Artist Garnett Bruce will direct the David Hockney production of Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, in collaboration with Christopher Franklin (DMA ’99, Conducting), for the opening of San Francisco Opera’s 2017-2018 season from September 8- December 9, 2017. More information available here.
Eileen Cornett, director of graduate vocal accompanying program in collaborative piano, will being playing keyboard for the national tour of Beautiful, the Musical at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theater from January 24-29. Find tickets and more information here.
Bach in Baltimore will feature Peabody alumnae soprano Kerry Holahan (MM ‘14, Early Music, Voice) and alto Jessica Renfro (MM ’03, Voice; GPD ’05 Opera), under the direction of T. Herbert Dimmock (MM ’76, Organ), in a performance of Bach’s Cantata 80: Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott, on November 6.