Jill Gardner, Lauren Decker and Alyson Cambridge lead Toledo Opera’s 2022-23 season
The Toledo Opera has announced its 2022-23 season.
The company will return to the Valentine Theater and celebrate its 64th season.
The season opens with “Suor Angelica” by Puccini and “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Mascagni. Maestro Geoffrey McDonald leads the doubleheader with director Keturah Stickann at the helm. “Suor Angelica” features soprano Jill Gardner as Angelica and contralto Lauren Decker as Principessa while “Cavalleria Rusticana” features soprano Jill Gardner as Santuzza, tenor Brian Cheney as Turridu, baritone Corey Crider as Alfio, and mezzo-soprano Lauren Decker as Mama Lucia. .
Performance dates: October 14 and 16, 2022
“The Merry Widow” by Franz Lehár will be presented in English J. Ernest Green directing the production of Jamie Offenbach and James M. Norman. Alyson Cambridge and Keith Phares star.
Performance dates: February 10 & 12, 2023
La Celebrazione del Coro features great opera choirs with conductor Kevin Bylsma leading the famous Toledo Opera Chorus and soloists accompanied by an orchestra. Highlights will include choruses and famous arias from popular operas by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Bernstein, Wagner and more.
Performance dates: April 21 & 23, 2023