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  • Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Announces Casting Change for 2011 Production of Don Giovanni

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    St. Louis, MO  — Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) has announced that baritone Daniel Okulitch will not perform as scheduled in the title role of the 2011 production of Don Giovanni.  Mr. Okulitch was injured in a car accident on April 5th and is recovering from fractured vertebrae.  Former Gerdine Young Artist and 2010 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions winner Elliot Madore (pictured) will instead sing the role of Don Giovanni at all performances. 

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  • Opera Theatre to Lead Community-Wide Civic Dialogue for Landmark Production of The Death of Klinghoffer

    gerald-early St. Louis, MO — In collaboration with the Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) announces, “A Work that Firest the Heart:” Exploring Darkness and Light in The Death of Klinghoffer, a panel discussion including interfaith leaders and featuring remarks by Dr. Gerald Early, Director of The Center for Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis.  The event will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. at the Ethical Society of St. Louis (9001 Clayton Rd., St. Louis, MO 63117).

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  • OTSL Announces 2011 Season

    house-overhead-for-2011-season-announcementSt. Louis, MO — Full of passion, romance, and revelation, Opera Theatre’s 2011 spring season opens Saturday, May 21 and continues for 28 performances through Sunday, June 26.  Much-anticipated debut artists join Opera Theatre favorites for all new productions of Mozart’s revolutionary Don Giovanni, Donizetti’s lively comedy The Daughter of the Regiment, the company’s first-ever production of Debussy’s haunting romance Pelléas and Mélisande, and the first U.S. staged production of John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer since the opera’s original 1991 production.

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  • Prelude to the Season

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    Have you ever wanted to sit in the orchestra pit during an opera, or have a glass of champagne with the conductor?  Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on unforgettable experiences at Prelude to the Season on April 16, 2011!

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  • Corinne Winters to sing Mélisande in 2011 production of Pelléas and Mélisande

    corinne-web-shotOpera Theatre of Saint Louis announces that soprano Corinne Winters will return as Mélisande in the company’s new production of Pelléas and Mélisande which runs from June 5 through June 24, 2011.  Earlier this week, the company announced that soprano Kelly Kaduce will not perform as scheduled in the title role because she and her husband, baritone Lee Gregory, are expecting their first child in early July.  

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  • Opera Theatre Announces Casting Change for 2011 Production of Pelléas and Mélisande

    Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced that soprano Kelly Kaduce will not perform as scheduled in the title role of the June 2011 production of Pelléas and Mélisande because she and her husband, baritone Lee Gregory, are expecting their first child in early July.  Pelléas and Mélisande runs for six performances from June 5 to June 24. 

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  • New Director of Marketing and Public Relations

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    Following an extensive national search, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has announced the appointment of Joe Gfaller as the company’s first Director of Marketing and Public Relations.  The new management team position will begin in time for the launch of single ticket sales on Saturday, February 26th.

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  • Year-End Contributions Make OTSL's Holiday Brighter

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    There are many ways to give, and donors receive exclusive Friends of the Festival membership benefits to enhance their opera experience throughout the year.

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  • 2011 Holiday Concert

    The annual Holiday Concert, FREE for all Opera Theatre Friends of the Festival, will take place on Monday, December 6 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. 

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  • $2 Million Gift from the Mabel Dorn Reeder Foundation

    mabel dorn reeder foundation will make $2 million gift to opera theatre of saint louis

    Largest ever gift to Opera Theatre will benefit endowment and establish the “Mabel Dorn Reeder Foundation Prize,” recognizing extraordinary potential in early-career artists.

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