Cincinnati Opera Full Speed Ahead

Aprile Millo
‘Nixon,’ ‘Tales’ and ‘Tosca’
Opera announces lineups for ’06-’07

By Mary Ellyn Hutton [Cincinnati Post, 17 Mar 05]
Cincinnati Opera, on the move for the past half-dozen years, is not slowing down. Quite the opposite. The nation’s second oldest opera company appears to be speeding up.
Just announced were the company’s next two summer festivals.
The 2006 and 2007 seasons boast a star-studded lineup including the Cincinnati premiere of John Adams’ “Nixon in China,” famed soprano April Millo in the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca,” bass James Morris as the Four Villains in Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann,” celebrated tenor Richard Leech as Faust in Gounod’s “Faust” and the Midwest premiere of Emmanuel Chabrier’s 1877 operetta “L’Etoile” (“The Star”).
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