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March 19, 2017

This week's Spotlight Sunday featured artist is Julie DeVaere! Julie will be in the world premiere of The Faith Operas on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM at Charter Oak Cultural Center. For more information on the show and to get tickets click here.

Praised as a mezzo-soprano who is “skillful and passionate”, Ms. De Vaere has performed with Michigan Opera Theatre where she delighted Detroit audiences with her portrayal of Olga in Eugene Onegin, the Detroit Symphony, where she sang the role of Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, and Dayton Opera where...

March 12, 2017

Happy Sunday! We are making our way through the cast of The Faith Operas this month, leading up to its world premiere on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 PM at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. Tickets are now on sale! You can learn more about the show and purchase tickets by clicking here.

Today, we are featuring soprano, Lisabeth Miller. You can also check back later this week for an interview with Liz about the evolution of Hartford Opera Theater. 

Lyric soprano Lisabeth Miller is sought after for her musically sensitive and dramatically c...

February 12, 2017

Hope you are keeping warm this wintry weekend!

We are very excited to feature Michelle Hendrick this week. Michelle was the founding Artistic Director of Hartford Opera Theater. This season her work has been featured on the stage at UCONN. Her production of HMS Pinafore recently closed and she will be opening a new production of Le nozze di Figaro - March 24 & 26 also at UCONN.

Michelle Hendrick (Stage Director) has staged the operas Albert Herring, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Enchanted Child, Noye's Fludde and The Elixir of Love, Hansel an...

February 5, 2017

Happy Sunday, opera fans! We are pleased to introduce you to this Sunday's spotlight artist, Kelly Hill! Kelly was Elizabeth Proctor in last year's performance of The Crucible and was nominated for a Broadway World Connecticut Award for Best Actress in a Musical Production. Here is what Kelly is up to this season.

Kelly Hill, mezzo-soprano, graduated with a Master’s Degree and Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music as a student of Doris Yarick-Cross. 

This summer, Kelly returned to the Opera Theater of Connecticut as Carmen in thei...

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