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2021

 


What the Heart Desires

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Ronnita Miller (Merola '05), co-curator
Nicholas Phan, co-curator


Celebrating diversity in song, this recital co-curated by mezzo-soprano Ronnita Miller (Merola ‘05) and tenor Nicholas Phan will explore the many things our hearts desire. Featuring compositions by women and people of color, the program will include selections about romantic desire, physical desire, and the longing for home, for rest, for peace, and for a better world performed by select 2021 Merola young artists.

 

 

This performance of What the Heart Desires is sponsored by Amazon.
Ronnita Miller is sponsored by Mr. Glenn H. Reid and Five Arts Foundation.
Nicholas Phan is sponsored by Bob and Terri Ryan.

 

Back Home: Through the Stage Door

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Back Home: Through the Stage Door, conceived and directed for film by award-winning director David Paul, showcases the 2021 Merola artists in an exciting digital format. This innovative work will highlight the program’s imaginative approach to adapting to the digital demands of the opera world today. Paul’s work has been praised by The New York Times and The Washington Post for its energy, humor, and emotional depth, and has been seen across four continents in five languages.

 

 

Back Home: Through the Stage Door is sponsored by William and Edie Dwan.
David Paul is sponsored by Darla and Richard Bastoni.

 

 

2021

 


What the Heart Desires

Now Playing! Stream available for all to view free online.

Ronnita Miller (Merola '05), co-curator
Nicholas Phan, co-curator


Celebrating diversity in song, this recital co-curated by mezzo-soprano Ronnita Miller (Merola ‘05) and tenor Nicholas Phan will explore the many things our hearts desire. Featuring compositions by women and people of color, the program will include selections about romantic desire, physical desire, and the longing for home, for rest, for peace, and for a better world performed by select 2021 Merola young artists.

 

 

This production of What the Heart Desires is sponsored by Amazon.
Ronnita Miller is sponsored by Mr. Glenn H. Reid and Five Arts Foundation.
Nicholas Phan is sponsored by Bob and Terri Ryan.

 

Back Home: Through the Stage Door

Now Playing! Stream available for all to view free online.
 

 

Back Home: Through the Stage Door, conceived and directed for film by award-winning director David Paul, showcases the 2021 Merola artists in an exciting digital format. This innovative work will highlight the program’s imaginative approach to adapting to the digital demands of the opera world today. Paul’s work has been praised by The New York Times and The Washington Post for its energy, humor, and emotional depth, and has been seen across four continents in five languages.

 

 

Back Home: Through the Stage Door is sponsored by William and Edie Dwan.
David Paul is sponsored by Darla and Richard Bastoni.

 

Merola Grand Finale

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The Summer Festival concludes with the Merola Grand Finale, a concert featuring the young artists of the 2021 Merola Opera Program. They will perform in a thrilling array of selections from some of opera’s most brilliant works. The concert will be directed by 2021 Merola Stage Director Audrey Chait.

 

 

 

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