Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Merola Opera: A Streetcar Named Desire

Julie Adams & Thomas Gunther
Photo credit: Kristen Loken
The Merola Opera Program has announced the cast for its 2 performances next month of Andre Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire. The fully staged production is conducted by Mark Morash & directed by Jose Maria Condemi. This is the first of Merola's public programs this summer, which also include a free outdoor concert in Yerba Buena Gardens, a production of Don Giovanni & a gala-style performance in the War Memorial Opera House. Additional events, such as master classes with soprano Jane Eaglen & bass-baritone Eric Owens, are accessible to Merola Members.

Merola Summer Festival 2014

§ A Streetcar Named Desire
André Previn
Thursday, July 10, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 12, 2 p.m.
Everett Middle School Auditorium

Conductor: Mark Morash
Director: Jose Maria Condemi

Blanche DuBois: Julie Adams
Harold “Mitch” Mitchell: Casey Candebat
Stella Kowalski: Adelaide Boedecker
Stanley Kowalski: Thomas Gunther
Eunice Hubbell: Eliza Bonet
Steve Hubbell: Benjamin Werley
Mexican Woman: Shirin Eskandani
A Young Collector: Mingjie Lei

§ Schwabacher Summer Concert
Thursday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. at Everett Middle School Auditorium
Saturday, July 19, 2 p.m. at Yerba Buena Gardens, FREE

§ Don Giovanni
W.A. Mozart
Thursday, July 31, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 2, 2 pm
Everett Middle School Auditorium

§ Merola Grand Finale and Reception
Saturday, August 16, 7:30 p.m.
War Memorial Opera House

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