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Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Announces 2014-2015 Monsanto Artists-in-Training Students 23 students from 15 St. Louis City, County, and Metro East high schools chosen for AIT’s 25th year
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced the 2014-2015 Monsanto Artists-in-Training class, for the program’s 25th year. Chosen through a highly competitive audition process, 23 high school students from across the St. Louis region will engage in weekly college-level vocal coaching from faculty at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Washington University, Webster University, and University of Missouri–St. Louis. The program culminates in a recital and scholarship competition at Sheldon Concert Hall on Sunday April 19, 2015 at 3 pm, where awards of over $12,000 in scholarshipswill be distributed.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’ Opera on the GO! Returns, Oct 18 – 31, Featuring The Pirates of Penzance
Program to visit twenty schools, with public performances in St. Louis and Washington, MO.
National and Local Artists Lift Their Voices in Support of Friends of Normandy Scholarship Fund at “#WithNormandy: A Concert for Peace & Unity”
Complete Artist List Announced for September 28 Concert at Normandy High School, including Denyce Graves, Christine Brewer, The Gene Dobbs Bradford Blues Experience, and multiple church choirs.
Arts and Community Organizations Join Forces to Present “#WithNormandy: A Concert for Peace & Unity” on September 28
Free Concert Highlights Spirituals and American Songs at Normandy High School, with Nationally Acclaimed Performers Denyce Graves and Christine Brewer, singing with the Normandy High School Choir.
Selected Singers Will Participate In First-Ever Showcase Concert.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Welcomes the Addition of Three New Staff Members in Public Relations, Production, and Development
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, which recently concluded its 39th season announce the hire of three staff members this summer, as the company begins to prepare for its 40th anniversary season.
Opera Theatre’s 39th Season Breaks Records, Growing New Audiences, International Recognition, and Community Access
Increases in “Young Friends” audiences, subscription sales, and international attendance mark significant growth for St. Louis company.
The season opens with The Barber of Seville, conducted by St. Louisan Ryan McAdams, and includes the American premiere of Handel’s Richard the Lionheart and new productions of the tragic saga Emmeline by Tobias Picker and Puccini’s classic La rondine.
Opera Theatre to Celebrate the Launch of the Wells Fargo Advisors 2014 Festival Season with the “27” Gala, May 17 at Union Station
Saturday, May 17,Opera Theatre will launch its 39th festival season with the “27” Gala, at Union Station. The gala will celebrate the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek’s “27,” commissioned by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as its 24th world premiere and the second installment of the New Works, Bold Voices cycle of new American operas. The opera is inspired by Gertrude Stein and legendary artists and writers Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso, Hemingway, and Man Ray who gathered in her private salon at 27 rue de Fleurus in Paris.
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Announces Final Casting and Production Artists for 2014 Festival Season
St. Louis, MO, February 18, 2014 – Stephanie Blythe, Christine Brewer, Jane Glover and Isaac Mizrahi are among the major artists who will appear during Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s 2014 spring season, which opens at the Loretto-Hilton Center on May 24, 2014 with Mozart’s The Magic Flute and continues through June 29 with three additional new productions. The season is also highlighted by the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s “27,” the company’s first-ever production of Poulenc’s The Dialogues of the Carmelites, and Donizetti’s delightful The Elixir of Love.
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