School Children Experience Opera at Peabody Reply

Megan Heavner picks audience members to perform in Papageno.

Peabody Opera Outreach hosted several Baltimore area schools – some as far away as Annapolis and one from the Mount Vernon neighborhood – for its performance of Papageno at Peabody’s Miriam A. Friedberg Hall on Friday, April 7. Papageno is a shortened and English version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute from the point of view of Papageno. More…

Women in the Dark Receives Positive Review from MD Theatre Guide Reply

women-in-the-darkPeabody 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 Women in the Dark Featured by The Baltimore Sun Reply

women-in-the-darkPeabody 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…

Garnett Bruce to Direct San Francisco Opera’s Turandot in Collaboration with Christopher Franklin Reply

garnett_bruceFaculty 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 Plays for Beautiful, the Musical at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Reply

eileen_cornettEileen 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.