Saturday, February 10, 2024 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm (EST)
Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD, United States
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$40 ($35 with group of ten or more)

A double bill of Rachmaninoff's one act opera-drama Aleko, called "the Russian Cavalleria Rusticana"; and Puccini's hilarious comedy, Gianni Schicchi.

Performed in Russian and Italian with English supertitles. Fully staged, in costume, with orchestra.

Performances on Feb. 10-11 & 17-18.

For further ticket information, call (240) 230-7372.

About Bel Cantanti Opera Company

Bel Cantanti, an opera company under the direction of Dr. Katerina Souvorova, was formed in 2003 with the express purpose of giving performance opportunities to local operatic talent. Its members consist of young opera professionals, whose collective performance experiences include fully staged operatic productions in different venues around the country and abroad.

About John Allen Nelson, baritone (Aleko, Simone)

About Nicholas James Hudak, tenor (Young Gypsy, Rinuccio)

About Jeremy Harr, bass (Old Man, Gianni Schicchi)

About Sarah Nordin, mezzo-soprano (Old Woman, La Cesca)

About Tyler Putnam, bass-baritone (Betto)

About Laura Zahn, mezzo-soprano (Zita)

About Henrique Carvalho, baritone (Marco)

Henrique Carvalho (São Paulo, Brazil), baritone, is a student in the Maryland Opera Studio. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Voice Performance from the University of Maryland School of Music. Carvalho's most recent roles include Jake in the Annapolis Opera and Maryland Opera Studio's co-production of the New Work Reading: Sunder by Nailah Nombeko and Alicia Haymer (2021), the title role in Thomas Pasatieri's Signor Deluso with the University of Maryland's student-run opera company OperaTerps (2020) and Officer Harry Murphy in Kurt Weill's Street Scene with the Maryland Opera Studio (2019). Carvalho is a student of Kevin Short.

About Joseph R. Kaz, tenor (Gherardo)

Bender JCC of Greater Washington

6125 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
United States