Schedule of Events

Goldie B. Locks and the Three Singing Bears

MARCH 31ST, 2019 • 3:00 PM
TYLER GRAND BALLROOM - STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM
An operatic version of the story of Goldilocks, based on scenes from operas by W. A. Mozart and J. Offenbach. Goldie B. Locks doesn’t just like bugs – she loves them. When a beautiful butterfly flutters off into the woods, she chases it, forgetting a promise made to her mom to stay close to home. Ending up lost and alone, Goldie B’s story unfolds much like the traditional Goldilocks, but with one important difference.

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Auditions

Auditions by appointment will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 and Tuesday, April 9, 2019 for upcoming productions of MacbethLa TraviataDon Pasquale, and Roméo et Juliette, and for the OWR Young Artist ProgramYoung Artists will be cast for a short paid spring residency, with preference given to locally based singers.

 

Please make your appointment no later than Monday, March 25, 2019. OWR is casting for all roles

 

Auditions will be held onstage at Stambaugh Auditorium. An accompanist will be provided; included in the $20.00 nonrefundable fee per auditionee, due by March 25th. Please have arias prepared in each of the following languages: Italian, French and English.

 

To schedule your audition, contact Lynn Sabeh: 330-480-0693 or admasst@operawesternreserve.org

 

Opera Western Reserve's mission is to produce and present opera performances of the highest quality to audiences in the Western Reserve Area (Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania), and to provide a professional performance platform primarily for artists who currently live in or have strong ties to the Western Reserve Area.


Opera Cabaret: A Tribute to David Vosburgh

MAY 17TH, 2019 • 7:00 PM
TYLER GRAND BALLROOM - STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM
Opera Western Reserve honors David Vosburgh’s career in the arts with its third-annual musical Cabaret. Guest Artists will perform operatic favorites and popular show tunes. The evening includes a catered dinner, auction items, cash bar and more!

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Murder, Mayhem, and Macbeth

OCTOBER, 2019
A multi date series of theatrical, musical and literary events revolving around the themes of Macbeth. Each event will highlight a local venue, including Youngstown’s Soap Gallery. Details to be released Spring of 2019

 

Verdi's Macbeth

NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019 • 7:30 PM
STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM
Drama by William Shakespeare, music by Giuseppe Verdi.Based on the famous Shakespeare tragedy, Verdi's Macbeth follows the rise to power of an increasingly paranoid Scottish general and the bloody prophesies steering his fate. After receiving glimpses of the future, Macbeth embarks on a murderous path to the throne, urged on by his wife’s unscrupulous ambition. Losing himself to delusion and paranoia, Macbeth struggles to escape his destiny.

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