Opera Maine is thrilled to present an original production of Gioachino Rossini’s comedic masterpiece, La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Rossini’s delightful version of the beloved dustbin-to-palace tale of Cinderella is certain to enchant audiences of all ages. A heartless stepfather, scheming stepsisters, and a prince in disguise create hilarity and confusion, but goodness and love triumph in… Read more »
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Celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial with Opera Maine’s production of Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. The cursed captain of a ghostly ship comes ashore every seven years in search of faithful love that will set him free. In Opera Maine’s production of this famous legend, the violent storm brings the Dutchman to the coast of Maine. Here… Read more »
Host Robert Mellon speaks with mezzo soprano and Maine native, Kate Aldrich. Kate is an international opera star who performed with Opera Maine as Carmen in 2005 and in three special concerts. She will talk about how she developed the role of Carmen over time and offer insights into the differences between performing in Europe… Read more »
Host Robert Mellon speaks with Tony Award winning lighting designer and Portland resident, Christopher Akerlind. Chris has designed lighting and sets for Opera Maine production of The Marriage of Figaro, and lighting for Tosca, and La Boheme.
Click Here for this weeks episode Host Robert Mellon speaks about vocal preparation with Maeve Höglund. Maeve performed with Opera Maine as Frasquita in 2016 and Susanna in 2018.
Host Robert Mellon speaks with Millie Hiibel about designing and creating costumes for opera productions.
Host Robert Mellon speaks with fifth grader Amelie Lourdeau, First Spirit in The Magic Flute, about her first experience with opera.
Maestro Roberto Kalb who conducted The Magic Flute in 2019, shares how a conductor prepares for a masterwork.
Adam Diegel, who has sung several principal roles with Opera Maine and appeared on opera stages around the world, will discuss how maturity and experience have shaped his performances and affected his career.
Featuring Opera Maine Artistic Director Dona D. Vaughn and Projection Designer Alex Basco Koch. Hosted by Robert Mellon.