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Loyola Opera: Massenet’s Cendrillon

Based on Perrault’s beloved fairy tale about Cinderella and the glass slipper, this 1899 opera was given its U.S. premiere at the French Opera House in New Orleans! In the spirit of the Carnival season, Cinderella attends a colorful ball, where she meets and falls in love with her Prince Charming. Rachel Harris makes her Loyola debut as stage director for this fully costumed production with orchestra. Conducted by Loyola Opera Theatre director Carol Rausch.

 

Friday’s Cast:

Cendrillon – Quinn Rulison
Le Prince Charmant – Zara Zemmels
La Fée – Isabella Vanderhoof
Noémie – Allison Waguespack
Dorothée – Christina Hera
Madame de la Haltière – Allison Joiner
Pandolfe – Frank Convit

Sunday’s Cast:

Cendrillon – Bethany Shemroske
Le Prince Charmant – Sarah Neal
La Fée – Brittany Schaubhut
Noémie – Elizabeth Wooton
Dorothée – Annika Pell
Madame de la Haltière – Paula Sofia Nesticó
Pandolfe – Frank Convit

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Loyola Opera: Massenet’s Cendrillon

Based on Perrault’s beloved fairy tale about Cinderella and the glass slipper, this 1899 opera was given its U.S. premiere at the French Opera House in New Orleans! In the spirit of the Carnival season, Cinderella attends a colorful ball, where she meets and falls in love with her Prince Charming. Rachel Harris makes her Loyola debut as stage director for this fully costumed production with orchestra. Conducted by Loyola Opera Theatre director Carol Rausch.

 

Friday’s Cast:

Cendrillon – Quinn Rulison
Le Prince Charmant – Zara Zemmels
La Fée – Isabella Vanderhoof
Noémie – Allison Waguespack
Dorothée – Christina Hera
Madame de la Haltière – Allison Joiner
Pandolfe – Frank Convit

Sunday’s Cast:

Cendrillon – Bethany Shemroske
Le Prince Charmant – Sarah Neal
La Fée – Brittany Schaubhut
Noémie – Elizabeth Wooton
Dorothée – Annika Pell
Madame de la Haltière – Paula Sofia Nesticó
Pandolfe – Frank Convit

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Opera Fusion

Lyrica Baroque presents Opera Fusion

Presented in collaboration with the New Orleans Opera Association, Lyrica Baroque explores the theme Opera Fusion: where chamber music meets operatic drama.  Featuring Lyrica Baroque’s Ms. Sarah Jane McMahon and Metropolitan Opera star and Louisiana native Mr. Paul Groves.  Also joining the ensemble is Mr. Bradley Moore, piano, from the Houston Grand Opera and violin superstar Mr. Eric Silberger.

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