Friday, February 23, 2007

OperaOnline Interview

Interview with Beth MacLeod on Paul Joseph Walkowski

"The challenge for Cape Cod Opera is the challenge all small opera companies face: what to do next?"

“It’s a little bit of an uphill battle right now with Cape Cod Opera,” she said, noting that her first year with the company is about reorganization, planning, holding on to what it has and moving forward with a plan based less on hope than money in the bank. “This year is a transition year,” she said, “and I feel in my heart that this is the best course of action for Cape Cod Opera.

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Opera By The Bay CD: Scenes to Remember

Opera by the Bay presents their debut CD, Scenes to Remember, on sale at South Shore Conservatory. The CD, made possible by a generous grant from the Grafton Trust, features music from such beloved operas as, La Traviata, Carmen, and The Marriage of Figaro. A wonderful gift for any opera lover!

Click here to download a sample of the CD!

Opera By The Bay Performs: The Mikado

Beth MacLeod and XXX in a production of The Mikado performed by Opera By the Bay, July 2006.

Directed by Beth MacLeod
Music Director/Conductor Steven Karidoyanes, Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

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Opera By The Bay Performs: Cose Fan Tutte

Cosi fan Tutte, performed by Opera by the Bay's on November 3 and 4, 2006.

Directed by Beth MacLeod

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Looking ahead: Cape Cod Opera: Carmen

CARMEN by Georges Bizet
Friday August 10th at 8 pm & Saturday August 12th at 3 pm
Tilden Arts Center, Cape Cod Community College, Route 132, W. Barnstable, Massachusetts

Bizet's Carmen is one of those rare operas in which every number seems to be a familiar favourite melody. It is jam-packed with sexy solos, rousing choruses, impassioned arias and Spanish dances.

Come and see Cape Cod Opera's sizzling production of Carmen, sung in English. We’ll be showcasing the regions most dazzling talent in a production full of lust, love and the ultimate betrayal.

Take a break from the heat of the beach and watch our cast heat up the stage!

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Cape Cod Opera Performs The Mikado

Marie McCarville, Maria Ferrante and Lorna Jane Norris as The Three Little Maids from School in The Mikado August 2006

Directed by Beth MacLeod

Photo credit: Focalpoint Studios, Orleans

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Cape Cod Opera Performs Hansel & Gretl

Elizabeth Canterbury as Gretel and Valerie Nicolosi as Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, November 2006

Directed by Beth MacLeod

Photo credit: Focalpoint Studios, Orleans

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