November 2020: Simply Scenes and Arias
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After seeing and hearing the student performances, please give us your thoughts and reactions, and please consider a donation toward honoraria for these young artists.
|0:00||Introduction: Graduate Student Intern Rebeckah Resare|
|0:56||Background and plot of Cavalleria Rusticana: Suyoung Lee|
|1:54||Cavalleria Rusticana scene “O! il Signore vi manda”: Josianne Dal Pozzo Zuliani and Suyoung Lee|
|6:52||Introduction to Le nozze di Figaro: Lylah Field and Yongjae Lee|
|7:39||Le nozze di Figaro scene “Crudel! Perche finora”: Lylah Field and Yongjae Lee|
|10:02||“Je suis encore” from Massenet’s Manon: Yue Huang, 2020 Marguerite Ough Competition winner|
|14:37||“Votre toast je vous le render” from Carmen, by Bizet: Zhong Liu, 2020 Larry Day Competition winner|
|19:15||Cast and crew of the video|
During the 2020-2021 academic year we are supporting local opera students and bringing opera to the community in a different and COVID-safe way, since we cannot present our usual live previews of Arizona Opera Co. productions. Our student intern, DMA candidate Rebeckah Resare, under the direction of OGSA Previews Chair Susan Lane Stokes, has produced two videos this semester featuring some of the most talented voice students at UA’s Fred Fox School of Music. These will remain on our website for all to enjoy.
The first video, which we shared with you in October 2020, contains selections from Hänsel und Gretel, developed in Professor Cynthia Stokes’s Opera Workshop class. Now we are delighted to offer our second student project, “Simply Scenes and Arias,” with two more scenes from Professor Stokes’s Opera Workshop, and arias performed by the first-place winners of the Marguerite Ough and Larry Day competitions.Continue reading