Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced designs for a are living, in-individual 2021 Competition Period.
The impending pageant will include things like a ground-breaking free of charge ticket initiative, thorough forged lists, and thorough wellness protocol to deliver the most secure expertise for artists, patrons, and personnel.
The competition will operate between May 22 and June 20 and will aspect four all-new productions on an outdoor stage adjacent to the company’s standard venue at Webster University’s Loretto-Hilton Center.
The four new productions will be 90 minutes or fewer and will be presented in the company’s new out of doors venue with no intermissions. the corporation also introduced that “Harvey Milk” will be postponed until finally the 2022 Festival Year.
The period opens with Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi“ with Leonard Slatkin conducting a cast that contains Levi Hernandez, Joshua Blue, Elena Villalón, La’Shelle Allen, and Jermaine Smith.
Overall performance Dates: May possibly 22-June 11, 2021
William Grant Still’s “Highway 1, U.S.A.” is the 2nd opera of the season and will star Will Liverman, Nicole Cabell, Christian Mark Gibbs, and Rehanna Thelwell, Leonard Slatkin conducts.
Performance Dates: Might 29-June 17, 2021
Poulenc’s “La voix humaine” will star Patricia Racette, who will also immediate the generation.
Functionality Dates: June 5-20, 2021
Opera Theatre will also existing the New Functions, Bold Voices Lab, a assortment of 3 world premieres by present-day composers to be performed as a single suite of is effective. Originally scheduled for electronic release, they will move to the key phase for live performances. The operas introduced will be “On the Edge” by Laura Karpman and Taura Stinson “Moon Tea” by Steven Mackey and Rinde Eckert and “The Tongue & The Lash” by Damien Sneed and Karen Chilton.
The operas will be done by Daniela Candillari and will star Monica Dewey, Melody Wilson, Mack Wolz, Markel Reed, Jonathan Johnson, Jarrett Porter, Michael Working day, and Calvin Griffin.
Functionality Dates: June 10-18, 2021
The 2021 Pageant Year concludes with two one-night-only live performance activities, the annual Middle Phase showcase, featuring singers from OTSL’s Gerdine Younger Artist Method and “I Desire a Planet,” commemorating Juneteenth, curated by soprano Nicole Cabell and baritone Will Liverman.
General performance Dates: June 15 & 19, 2021