Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summertime for Brandon

Cedel-BrandonBrandon Cedel announces "I'm sad to leave my home in Philadelphia, but excited to start a new chapter in joining The Met's Lindemann young artist program next season! Thanks for everything Curtis!!!!! :-)"

He will finish his run in Los Angeles singing the role of Antonio and covering Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro on 5/25/13 and then return to DC (Wolf Trap) to sing the role of Lord Sydney in Il Viaggio a Reims June 21 - 29

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Alyson Cambridge

Cambridge, AlysonToday's review in the Washington Post for Showboat at the Kennedy Center Opera House.

"Cambridge stopped the show when Julie, washed-up and alcoholic after the revelation of her African American heritage ends her career on the show boat, gave a devastating rendition of “Bill.”"

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Elizabeth Bishop at the Met

Elizabeth Bishop, who has "very close ties to WNO", will make her Met role debut as Fricka in Saturday evening’s performance of Wagner’s Das Rheingold, replacing Stephanie Blythe, who is ill. As previously scheduled, Bishop will also sing Mère Marie in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites on Saturday afternoon—a rare instance of a singer performing principal roles in two different operas in the same day....
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