Interview with Production Designer Charles Ogilvie

May 17, 2017
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Charles Ogilvie is a visual artist and set designer. His opera design debut in 2015 was L’Elisir d’amore for Bel Cantanti Opera, where he created digital animations and treated and re-edited archive film, to create a 1930s movie theatre setting. We talked to Charles about his approach to set design and inspiration for the set of La.. read more →

Interview with Elisa Sunshine

May 16, 2017
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  In Elisa Sunshine’s own words, “I am totally new to Musetta, La Bohème, and being a part of an all-female cast; needless to say, I am very excited about this production, and really hope that all of the contemporary composers out there find a way to write more all-female operas! Help some sisters out!”.. read more →

Interview with Rebecca Krouner

May 15, 2017
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Rebecca Krouner is playing Marcello in our production of La Femme Bohème. While she has performed in a few other Puccini operas, she has not previously performed La Bohème. Since Puccini didn’t write much music for mezzo-sopranos, Rebecca is excited for this rare opportunity to sing the composer’s expressive melodic lines. MWO: How do you see Marcello?.. read more →

Interview with Kristina Bachrach

May 14, 2017
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Kristina Bachrach currently lives in Chicago, but is very excited to be back in her home state to perform Musetta in La Femme Bohème. She has played this role once before in an abridged version of La Bohème with Lyric Opera of Virginia. MWO: How does this current role compare to when you portrayed Musetta.. read more →

Interview with Lindsay Conrad

May 10, 2017
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Lindsay Conrad has been in La Bohème twice before – once in the chorus, and once as Musetta. Learning the role of Marcello (which is written in the bass clef) has been difficult but rewarding to learn, according to Lindsay. She also has some great insight into Marcello from her experience playing Musetta. Here’s how.. read more →

Interview with Rebecca Worthington

May 8, 2017
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Rebecca Worthington has performed in La Bohème before as a chorus member. For La Femme Bohème, she is playing Rodolfo opposite of Laura Ethington as Mimi. Their relationship on stage is very relatable and touching. Here’s some great insight from Rebecca on how she has gone about crafting her character. MWO:  Do past performances influence your portrayal of Rodolfo at.. read more →

Interview with Kelley Hollis

May 4, 2017
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  Kelley Hollis is no stranger to MetroWest Opera. Last year, she played a heartfelt and thoughtful Beth in Mark Adamo’s Little Women. This year, she will be playing the coveted role of Mimi, a task that is not without history and expectations. MWO: Have you performed La Boheme before? KELLEY: Yes! I have a.. read more →

Interview with Laura Ethington

May 2, 2017
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Laura Ethington won the 2016 MetroWest Opera Vocal Competition. Along with a cash prize, winners are also guaranteed a lead role in a MetroWest Opera production. Laura will be playing the role of Mimi in our production of La Femme Boheme this spring. Here’s what she had to say about this epic role. MWO: How.. read more →

Interview with Celeste Godin

April 28, 2017
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Celeste Godin will play Rodolfa in MetroWest Opera’s production of La Femme Boheme. She has performed La Boheme before as a chorus member, as Mimi for Acts I and III, and has covered Musetta. We sat down with her to see how she is approaching playing this traditionally male role. MWO: How do you see your.. read more →

MWO Gala Masquerade in One Week!

October 11, 2016
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You don’t want to miss the MetroWest Opera Gala Masquerade on October 20th!  CLICK HERE FOR YOUR TICKETS read more →