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An Evening of Opera at Lakeport Opera House
August 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Lakeport Opera House premieres it’s first Evening of Opera where our audience will enjoy arias and duets from the most iconic operas, and songs from the Golden Age of American Musicals by George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and more.
Never heard or seen an opera before? No matter! Let Meredith Hansen, soprano, Sandra Piques Eddy, mezzo soprano, and Brian Moll, collaborative pianist guide you through an evening with Mozart, Bizet, Délibes, Dvorak, and other great composers. You will leave the hall uplifted after hearing these talented singers.
This promises to be an enchanting evening of beautiful music, with some of the greatest hits of opera sung by these exceptional and professional singers. Come early to enjoy a glass of English sparkling wine or an Opera themed craft cocktail at our Encore Lounge.
About the Artists
Ms. Hansen and Ms. Eddy have both performed at the Metropolitan Opera, as well as major roles with Boston Lyric Opera. Ms. Hansen has been hailed as a “standout” by the Boston Herald and as “a real find” by Opera (UK). She has been praised for her “creamy tone” (Boston Globe) and “ravishing” performances (Boston Musical Intelligencer) on opera and concert stages around the world. Ms. Eddy, praised for her “dark, sensuous mezzo and charming stage presence” (Opera Magazine) “a lustrous voice” (Opera News) ” a fine technique, a range of colors from honeyed to bright and charm to burn” (New York Times) celebrates her twentieth year as a professional mezzo soprano this season. A sought-after collaborative pianist and coach, Brian Moll maintains an active performance and teaching schedule in addition to his role as Chair of Keyboard Studies at Longy. Mr. Moll has given recitals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Bulgaria, France, and throughout the United States.