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Composer Spotlight - David Wolfson

Welcome back to our Opera for the 22nd Century blog for our final feature from the cast/creative team of Fortune's Children - A Zoom Opera. Have you purchased your tickets yet?? We hope to see you live on Zoom on Friday, October 16 or Saturday, October 17 at 7pm. Today we're pleased to feature the composer and lyricist of Fortune's Children, David Wolfson. HOTOpera first had the pleasure of performing one of David's operas, Maya's Ark, in 2016 at our 5th annual New in November Festival. We were so impressed with David's gift for lyricism and storytelling that we performed one of his operas at two subsequent New in November Festivals (Rapture at NIN6 and A Fine Invention at NIN7). In 2017, Ha

Director Spotlight - Moira O'Sullivan

Welcome back to our Opera for the 22nd Century blog for another feature from the cast/creative team of Fortune's Children - A Zoom Opera by David Wolfson. Do you have your tickets yet? We hope to see you live on Zoom on Friday, October 16 or Saturday, October 17. Today we're pleased to feature the director of Fortune's Children, Moira O'Sullivan. Moira made her HOTOpera debut directing excerpts from The Loathly Lady by Paul Richards/Wendy Steiner at our 8th annual New in November Festival; then returned to direct Triangle by Tony Solitro during NIN9 and returned the following season to direct Womb with a View by Beth Ratay at NIN10. We hope you enjoy learning about Moira's career and what d

Cast Spotlight - Thao Nguyen, Baritone

Welcome back to our Opera for the 22nd Century blog for our final feature for the cast of Fortune's Children - A Zoom Opera by David Wolfson. We hope you plan to attend a performance (or two) of this exciting world premiere on either Friday, October 16 or Saturday, October 17. If you hadn't heard, TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE and can be purchased through our website. Both performances will be presented live on Zoom. Today we're pleased to feature another talented cast member, baritone Thao Nguyen who will play the role of Chris in our production. Thao is making his Hartford Opera Theater debut in Fortune's Children and we hope you enjoy learning about his career and what performing in this opera

Cast Spotlight - Markel Reed, Baritone

Welcome back to our Opera for the 22nd Century blog for another feature of the cast of Fortune's Children - A Zoom Opera by David Wolfson. We hope you plan to attend a performance of this exciting world premiere on either Friday, October 16 or Saturday, October 17. TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE and can be purchased through our website. Both performances will be presented live on Zoom. Today we're pleased to feature one of our talented cast members, Markel Reed who will play the role of Pat in our production. Markel is making his Hartford Opera Theater debut in Fortune's Children and we hope you enjoy learning about his career and what performing in this opera means to him. Markel Reed, a native of

Cast Spotlight - Darius Gillard, Tenor

Hartford Opera Theater is pleased to present the world premiere of Fortune's Children - A Zoom Opera by David Wolfson. This opera explores the effects of the next corona virus on a family that has drifted apart. We hope you are able to attend one of two performances on Friday, October 16 or Saturday, October 17, both at 7pm. TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE and can be purchased through our website. Both performances will be presented live on Zoom. Today we're pleased to feature one of our talented cast members, Darius Gillard who will play the role of Alex in our production. Darius made his HOTOpera debut as Martin in our inclusive production of The Tender Land in 2017. We're thrilled to have Darius

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