Join us as we dive into the enchanting world of opera with the Wilmington Concert Opera. We explore their upcoming performance of Hansel und Gretel, a German opera that’s rarely seen on stage but holds a wealth of beauty and emotion. Attendees of the family-friendly performance on November 12th are in for a treat with crafts, snacks, and a gingerbread house building activity. We also delve into the significant benefits of introducing children to opera at a young age, all while enjoying the soothing notes of the famous lullaby from the opera.
This episode doesn’t stop at the performance, we draw back the curtain on the larger mission of the Wilmington Concert Opera. With a passionate commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and nurturing new talent, we uncover their strategies for discovering fresh voices in opera. We also discuss their expansion plans, including a virtual recital series and upcoming performances of Die Fliedermaus and the Voices of Home Gala in May 2024. Lastly, we turn our attention to the role of creativity and risk-taking in fostering successful careers in opera. This episode is a must-listen for opera enthusiasts and anyone curious about the art form and its future.
Learn more about Wilmington Concert Opera at https://www.wilmingtonconcertopera.com/.