Posts about: Indianapolis Opera

IO Responds With Creative Problem Solving In age Of COVID-19

October 15, 2020

Like everyone else who yearns for the return of full-scale, live performances that have been on hiatus since the beginning of the pandemic in March, whenever the opportunity presents itself, even if it is in a limited fashion, I jump at the chance. Sust was... read more

Angela Brown Believes ‘This Too Shall Pass’

August 17, 2020

The last time I saw internationally acclaimed opera star Angela Brown was when she performed her signature show “Opera…from a Sistah’s Point of View” (which I wrote about here) at George S. Buck School back in November. The Indianapolis native’s engaging interactive show was made... read more

Emerging Artist Draws Lessons From Life In Quarantine

May 5, 2020

Like many who depend on social media for news and entertainment during the pandemic, I have spent my share of time on Facebook staying connected to friends and family, as well as enjoying the multitude of virtual performances now available. Following the example of his... read more

Performing Arts Groups React To The Pandemic

March 17, 2020

When it was announced on Thursday that Broadway was shutting down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had a sinking feeling it would only be a matter of time before the same fate would befall theatres and venues in Central Indiana. In the days... read more

Arts advocate Marianne Tobias gets to the heart of the matter

October 31, 2019

Classical pianist, author, musicologist, arts patron and philanthropist Marianne Tobias will be presented with the Kathryn Taurel Women of the Arts Award, named in memory of outstanding arts volunteer Kathryn Taurel, at the Indianapolis Opera Ball. The event titled, “Elixer of Love,” will take place... read more

Singer-actor revisits ‘Camelot’ 30 years later

March 19, 2019

American baritone Daniel Narducci will have a unique perspective when he plays the role of King Arthur in Indianapolis Opera‘s production of Lerner & Loewe‘s classic musical “Camelot,” presented at Schrott Center for the Arts at Butler University March 22-24. Narducci, 51, played the role... read more

Week’s performing arts events cover the spectrum

September 19, 2018

From my unique vantage point, the performing arts scene in Central Indiana is as varied as it is comprehensive. Evidence of that perspective is the diversity and scope of the productions I saw this past week. They included a preview of the Indianapolis Opera’s “La... read more

Soprano lives her dream singing Mimi in ‘La Bohème’

September 11, 2018

  Cristina Bakhoum Sanchez said that when she was a young girl,  the first time she was given a $10 bill she purchased an album featuring The Three Tenors, consisting of Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, and Luciano Pavarotti. It was their record that began her... read more