Upcoming Engagements

Lyric Opera of Chicago
October 1, 5, 9 (matinee), 13, 16 (matinee), & 22, 2016M/em>
Mime, Mem>Das Rheingold

Don José, Carmen
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Lyric Opera of Chicago
December 10, 12, & 14, 2016
January 6, 8 (matinee), 12 (matinee), 14, 17, 22 (matinee), 25 (matinee), & 27, 2017
Monostatos, The Magic Flute
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Los Angeles Opera
February 18 & 25, 2017
March 2, 5 (matinee), 16, & 19 (matinee), 2017
First Jew, Salome
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Recital (Los Angeles)
El Camino College Marsee Auditorium
March 3, 2017 at 8:00pm
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Los Angeles Opera
March 25 & 30, 2017
April 2 (matinee), 6, 9 (matinee), & 15, 2017
Spalanzani, The Tales of Hoffmann
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Seattle Opera
May 6, 7 (matinee), 10, 13, 14 (matinee), 17, 19, & 20 (matinee), 2017
Monostatos, The Magic Flute
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RADIO BROADCAST – Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Finals

Please be informed that the Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Audition Finals held on November 20 at USC Bovard Auditorium will be broadcast on:

December 10, Friday, at 7:00pm on
KUSC-FM – 91.5 (Los Angeles)
KPSC-FM – 88.5 (Palm Springs)
KQSC-FM – 88.7 (Santa Barbara)
KDSC-FM – 91.1 (Thousand Oaks)

I was the singer number 4. After the competition, there is a short interview with me by Gene Parrish.

For everyone’s information, here is what each singer sang:

1. Amber Wagner, Soprano (24)
– Vissi d’arte (Puccini’s Tosca)
after intermission: Il est doux, il est bon from Massenet’s Hérodiade
*** 3RD PLACE ***

2. Tom Corbeil, Baritone (27)
– Quel torrente, che cade dal monte (Handel’s Giulio Cesare)
after intermission: I was never saner from Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress

3. Sarah Jane McMahon, Soprano (24)
– Non, Monsieur, mon mari (Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Téresias)
after intermission: Ich bin Euer Liebden sehr verbunden from R. Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

4. Rodell Aure Rosel, Character Tenor (29)
– The Aria of the Worm (Corigliano’s Ghosts of Versailles)
after intermission: Albert, the Good! from Britten’s Albert Herring
*** 1ST PLACE – WESTERN REGION REPRESENTATIVE FOR NATIONAL SEMI-FINALS IN NEW YORK IN MARCH 2005 ***

5. Christina Borgioli, Soprano (25)
– Dove sono (Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro)
after intermission: Ah, je ris de me voir from Gounod’s Faust

6. Michael Cavalieri, Baritone (27)
– Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen (Korngold’s Die tote Stadt)
after intermission: Si corre dal notaio from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi

7. Allison Watson, Mezzo-soprano (28)
– Voi lo sapete (Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana)
after intermission: August, how can you turn away? from Moore’s The Ballad of Baby Doe

8. Kalil Wilson, Tenor (23)
– Lonely house (Weill’s Street Scene)
after intermission: Dalla sua pace from Mozart’s Don Giovanni
*** 2ND PLACE ***

9. Vannessa Douglas, Soprano (25)
– Porgi amor (Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro)
after intermission: Klänge der Heimat from J. Strauss’ Die Fledermaus

10. Randy Bills, Tenor (24)
– Il mio tesoro (Mozart’s Don Giovanni)
after intermission: Salut! demeure chaste et pure from Gounod’s Faust
*** SPECIAL ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD – 4TH PLACE ***

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