A Historic Ariadne 27 Year Later

PASSING THE TORCH:

Perhaps not since the historic appearance of sopranos Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman in Strauss’ opera Ariadne auf Naxos have two singers of color appeared together in the principal roles until now. Sopranos Othalie Graham and Shawnette Sulker followed in huge footsteps in their recent performances with Festival Opera in California with Maestro Michael Morgan.  Click on the photo below to read the whole story.

Festival Opera  in Walnut Creek California presented a performance of Ariadne that was history in the making!

Festival Opera in Walnut Creek California presented a performance of Ariadne that was history in the making!

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