Carmen Cast


Aleks Romano
Carmen

Madison Opera Debut


Recently:
Arsace, Semiramide (Baltimore Concert Opera); Isabella, The Italian Girl in Algers (Piedmont Opera, Portland Opera); Cherubino, The Marriage of Figaro (Washington National Opera)

Upcoming: Aurelio, The Siege of Calais (Glimmerglass Festival)
; The Composer, Ariadne auf Naxos (Austin Opera)

http://www.aleksromano.com/


Sean Panikkar
Don José

Madison Opera Debut:
Opera in the Park 2014

Recently: Wendell Smith, The Summer King (Pittsburgh Opera); Anatol, Vanessa (Toledo Opera); Tybalt, Roméo et Juliette; Rodolphe, Guillaume Tell (Metropolitan Opera); Alfredo, La Traviata (Opera Carolina); Roberto, Le Villi; Araquil, La Navarraise (BARD Summerscape Music Festival)

Upcoming: Rodolfo, La Bohème (Cincinnati Opera) 


http://www.seanpanikkar.com
Cecilia Violetta López
Micaëla


Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Desdemona, Otello (LoftOpera); Blanche, The Dialogues of the Carmelites; Rosalinde, Die Fledermaus (Eugene Opera); Micaëla, Carmen (Michigan Opera Theatre); Liù, The Turandot Project (BARD Summerscape Music Festival); Beatrice, Il Postino (Opera Saratoga); Violetta, La Traviata (Ash Lawn Opera, Opera Idaho); Fiordiligi, Così fan tutte (Opera Tampa)

Upcoming: Norina, Don Pasquale (Zaomeropera)

www.ceciliaviolettalopez.com


Corey Crider
Escamillo

Madison Opera Debut:  Sweeney Todd

Recently:
Rigoletto, Rigoletto (Mississippi Opera); Ford, Falstaff (Opera on the James); Emile DeBeque, South Pacific (Opera Roanoke, Ash Lawn Opera); Escamillo, Carmen (Lyric Opera of Kansas City); Sharpless, Madama Butterfly (Dayton Opera); Guglielmo, Così fan tutte (Sarasota Opera); Marcello, La Bohème (Arizona Opera)

Upcoming:
Scarpia, Tosca (Intermountain Opera)

www.coreycriderbaritone.com

Thomas Forde
Zuniga

Madison Opera Debut:
A Masked Ball
Recently with MO:  The Tales of Hoffmann, The Barber of Seville, Sweeney Todd

Recently:  Lurch, The Addams Family (New Theatre Kansas City); Herr Brentano, Brothers Grimm (Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Unlimited); Angelotti, Tosca (Fort Worth Opera, Dallas Opera); Billy Jackrabbit, La Fanciulla del West; Alidoro, La Cenerentola; Jailer, Tosca (Opernhaus Zurich)


Anna Polum
Frasquita

Madison Opera Debut: The Magic Flute

Recently:
Mimì, La Bohème (La Musica Lirica); Miss Jessel, The Turn of the Screw; Countess Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro (UW-Madison); Dew Fairy, Hansel and Gretel; Lady of Charity, Rumpelstiltskin; Voluptua, La Pizza con Funghi; Meg, The Color of Gold (Opera Fairbanks); Fantine, Les Misérables (Fairbanks Light Opera Theater)

Megan Ott
Mercedes

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Dorabella, Cosi fan tutte (Victoria/Vancouver Opera Workshop); L’enfant, L’enfant et les Sortilèges; Lisa, The Passenger; Third Lady, Die Zauberflöte; Fairy, La bella dormente nel bosco (North Park Opera Theater); Nireno, Guilio Cesare (Chicago Handel Week Festival); Clara, Signor Deluso (Otterbein Opera Theater)

Benjamin Liupaogo
Remendado

Madison Opera Debut

Recently:
Sam Kaplan, Street Scene; Pastore I, L’Orfeo (DePaul Opera Theatre); Tamino, Die Zauberflöte (German for Singers Middlebury); Candide, Candide (Opera Notre Dame); Yakuside, Madama Butterfly (Opera in the Ozarks); Herr Vogelsan, Impresario (Chicago College of Performing Arts); Ferrando, Cosi fan tutte (San Francisco State University)

Performances
      July 22, 2017 
Carmen
November 3 & 5, 2017
The Abduction from the Seraglio
February 9 & 11, 2018
Florencia en el Amazonas
April 27 & 29, 2018

Sponsors

 Millie & Marshall
Osborn

Helen Wineke

Bert & Diane Adams

Lau & Bea Christensen
Charitable Foundation

Marvin Levy

 

 Artist underwriting
provided by
E. David Cronon Trust