So 2015 has been a great year so far…
In March I covered Rodolfo from Pucini’s La Boheme with Windy City Opera:
In April, I played Don Basilio and Don Curzio in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with New Moon Opera Company:
(L to R: Myself as Don Curzio, Stuart Thompson as Conte Almaviva, Josh Poucher as Figaro, Giovanna Jacques as Marcellina, Peter Morgan as Don Bartolo)
In May, I played Morales and El Remendado in the /kor/ production of Bizet’s Carmen:
(L to R: Myself as Joakim Noah playing Morales and Remendado, David Govertsen as Dave McGillycutty playing Escamillo)
In June, I played Conte Almaviva in the Main Street Opera production of Gioachino Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”:
(L to R: Myself as Conte Almaviva, Emily Becker as Rosina, Michael Orlinsky as Figaro)
In July/August I played Rodrigo in New World Production/Opera On Tap Chicago/Main Street Opera’s production of Jacinto Guerrero’s “El huesped del Sevillano”:
(L to R: Erin Moll as Constancica, Myself as Rodrigo)
Just last week, I had my first performance with the Floating Opera Company production of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”:
(L to R: Myself as Mario (Ferrando), Chungers Kim as Bowser (Don Alfonso), Josh Poucher as Luigi (Guglielmo)
We will be taking this production of Cosi on tour through the Midwest beginning November, and continuing throughout the Spring of 2016. Also up in 2016, I’ll be covering Don Ottavio for Floating Opera Company’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and playing Ernesto in Windy City Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale.
Opera On Tap Chicago has been going strong for a year now! Yes, we just passed our 12th Monthly show last week. We look forward to bringing you another 12, then another 12, then another 12…
I promise to update this blog more frequently….