Resident Artist Updates

Erich Schuett, who played one “Amahl” this past December in Amahl and the Night Visitors, is now part of the National Tour of The Sound of Music. For more information, click here. Congratulations, Erich!

Former Resident Artists Javier Ortiz (2014) and  Tyler Putnam (2013) along with Candace Lynn Matthews, who will play Maria in WSS this summer, will star in an adaptation of Mozart’s La Nozze di Figaro, entitled ¡Figaro! (90210) and playing at the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth this April.

Javier Ortiz
Tyler Putnam
Todd Thomas

Former Opera North principal artist Todd Thomas (who sang roles for the company including Scarpia and Giorgio Germont in La traviata) is performing Scarpia in the Sarasota production of Tosca, and former Resident Artist Trevor Neal is his cover.

Trevor Neal
Caitlin McKechney

Former Resident Artist Caitlin McKechney performed in Florida Grand Opera’s November production of Madame Butterfly as Suzuki. Read the review here.

Former Resident Artist Hanna Brammer was married in October. Congratulations Hanna!

Former Resident Artist Kristen Choi is performing Cherubino in La Nozze di Figaro at Sarasota Opera. Read a review here. Kristen will be a Resident Artist at the prestigious Glimmerglass Festival this summer.


Former Resident Artist Tyler Putman is returning to Sarasota Opera to sing the Monk in Don Carlos and the Jailer in Tosca.

Tyler Putnam
Kristen Choi

Former Resident Artist Dane Suarez is covering Alfredo in the Fort Worth Opera production of La Traviata and will be singing Marcellus in the company’s upcoming production of Hamlet.

Dane Suarez

Former Opera North Resident Artist Amanda Woodbury will be performing Tebaldo in Don Carlos at the MET in March. She will perform the role of Konstanza in Die Entfühung aus dem Derail at Des Moines Metro Opera this summer, and will be Musetta in La Bohéme at the LA Opera in 2016.

Kara Shay Thompson

Former Resident Artists Kara Shay Thompson and Alexandra Batsios are performing at Sarasota Opera in upcoming productions. Kara will be performing the title role of Tosca and Alexandra is performing the role of Queen Shemakha  in The Golden Cockerel. Read a review of The Golden Cockerel here.

Alexandra Batsios

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