Opera Memphis Announces 2006-07 Season

Classic Arts News   Opera Memphis Announces 2006-07 Season
Opera Memphis has announced its 2006-07 season, which features Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, Ponchielli's La Gioconda, and Bizet's Carmen.

Porgy and Bess stars Kenneth Overton in the title role; Amahl and the Night Visitors includes Kallen Esperian, a frequent singer at Opera Memphis; La Gioconda stars Randolph Locke and Carol Sparrow; and Carmen features Esperian and Ryan MacPherson.

Memphis Opera will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 13 with a gala concert starring mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, who will sing arias and spirituals accompanied by the Memphis Symphony.

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