As One Productions

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As One 14th Most Produced Opera in U.S., Canada in 2016-17


Future Productions

Opera Memphis
August 16 & 17, 2019
Memphis TN
As One – Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Michael Kelly, baritone; Ned Canty and Joy Brooke Fairfield, directors; Michael Sakir, music director;

Bay Chamber Concerts Festival
August 18, 2019
Rockport, ME
As One – Elise Quagliata, mezzo-soprano; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Maxwell Quartet

Pensacola Opera 
November 1, 2019
Cast TBA

Columbus Opera 
November 8 & 10, 2019
As One – Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Michael Kelly, baritone; Matt Gray, director; Alexandra Enyart, conductor

Past Productions

New York City Opera
American Opera Projects, Merkin Concert Hall, NYC
May 30, June 1, 4, 6 and 8, 2019
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano (5/30, 6/4, 6/6)
Briana Elyse Hunter, mezzo-soprano (6/1, 6/8)
Michael Kelly, baritone (5/30, 6/4, 6/6)
Jorell Williams (6/1, 6/8)
Matt Gray, director; Steve Osgood, music director

Eugene Opera, Soreng Theater/Hult Center
May 17 and 19, 2019
Eugene, OR
Heather Penn, mezzo-soprano; Robert Wesley Mason, baritone; directed by Keturah Stickann

Opera Idaho
May 9, 10, and 11, 2019
The Danny Peterson Theatre, Boise State University
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Michael Kelly, baritone

The Greene Space, WXQR Live
April 13, 2019
New York City
From As One: A christmas story – Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Mila Henry, piano

The National Opera Center
April 6, 2019
New York City
From As One: Perfect boy; Jorell Williams, baritone; Margaret Kampmeier, piano

IlluminArts
April 3, 2019
Palm Court Event Space, Design District, Miami, FL
From As One: Dear son at “Jewel Box: a celebration of queer diversity;” Keith Phares, baritone; Ting-Ting Wong, piano

Peabody Opera Theatre
April 1, 2019
The Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, Washington, DC
As One – Colleen McGonigle, mezzo-soprano; Rahzé Cheatham, baritone; James Harp, stage director; JoAnn Kulesza, music director

Peabody Opera Theatre; The Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage
April 1, 2019
Washington, DC
Colleen McGonigle, mezzo-soprano; Rahzé Cheatham, baritone; James Harp, stage director; JoAnn Kulesza, music director

Portland Opera, Newmark Theatre
March 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 2019
Portland, OR
Hannah Penn, mezzo-soprano; Alexander Elliott, baritone; Andreas Mitisek, director and music director

Alamo City Opera
January 19 and 20, 2019
San Antonio, TX
Liz Bouk, mezzo-soprano; Jose Rubio, baritone; Amy Hutchinson, director; Kristin Roach, music director

Chautauqua Opera
August 7, 2018
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Matthew Gray, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Steven Osgood, conductor

Cincinnati Opera
July 25, 27, 28 & 30, 2018
Music Hall, Wilks Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Robin Guarino, director

Opera on the Avalon, Newfoundland
May–June, 2018
Tara Curtis, mezzo-soprano; Andrew Love, baritone; Brenna Corner, director; Kimberley Bartzcak, conductor. 5/28: Grand Falls Windsor; 5/30: Stephenville; 6/1: Gander; 6/5: St. John’s

ÆPEX Contemporary Performance
April 6 & 7, 2018
Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI
Jennifer Cresswell, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Lasch, baritone
Kathleen Kelly, director; Kevin Fitzgerald, music director

Skylark Opera Theatre
March 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 2018
The North Garden Theatre, St. Paul, MN
Bergen Barker, mezzo-soprano; Luke Williams, baritone; Robert Neu, director; Jeffrey Stirling, music director

Anchorage Opera
February 9–11, 2018
Ashley Cutright, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Andreas Mitisek, director and conductor

Sasha Cooke and Kelly Markgraf in rehearsal at Brooklyn Academy of Music for the premiere production of As One in 2014.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City
January 27 & 28, 2018
Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Wes Mason, baritone; Mary Birnbaum, director; The Fry Street Quartet, Robert Wood, conductor

Boston Opera Collaborative
January 25, 26, 27, 28, 2018
Longy School of Music of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge
Britt Brown, Rebecca Krouner, mezzo-sopranos; Scott Ballantine, Andrew Miller, baritones; Greg Smucker, director; Andrew Altenbach, conductor

Hawaii Opera Theatre
January 11, 13, 14, 16, 2018
Aloha Tower
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Jeffrey Buchman, director; The Fry Street Quartet, Robert Wood, conductor

Des Moines Metro Opera
November 17, 18, 19, 2017
Elise Quagliata, mezzo-soprano; John Moore, baritone; Kristine McIntyre, director; Polymnia Quartet; Michael Sakir, conductor

Chicago Fringe Opera
November 16, 17, 18, 2017
Samantha Attaguile, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Wilson, baritone; Amy Hutchinson, director; The Zafa Collective; Alex Enyart, conductor

San Diego Opera
November 10–12, 2017
Joan B. Kroc Theatre
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Kyle Lang, director; Hausmann Quartet; Bruce Stasyna, conductor

New Orleans Opera
June 2, 3 & 4, 2017
Marigny Opera House
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Frances Rabalais, director; Polymnia String Quartet; Robert Lyall, conductor

Long Beach Opera
May 13, 20 & 21, 2017
The Beverly O’Neill Theater
Danielle Marcelle Bond, mezzo-soprano; Lee Gregory, baritone; David Schweizer, director; Andreas Mitisek, conductor

Opera Colorado
March 2, 3 & 4, 2017
Performing Arts Complex at Pinnacle Charter School, Denver
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Jeffrey Buchman, director; Andres Cladera, conductor

Pittsburgh Opera
February 18, 21, 24 & 26, 2017
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano; Brian Vu, baritone; James Lesniak, conductor; Frances Rabalais, director

Seattle Opera
November 11, 13, 17, 18 & 19, 2016
Washington Hall
Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano; Jorell Williams, baritone; L. Zane Jones, director; St. Helen’s Quartet; John Keene, conductor

Urban Arias
October 3, 4, 9 & 10, 2015
Atlas Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
Ashley Cutright, mezzo-soprano; Luis Alejandro Orozco, baritone; Octavio Cardenas, director; Robert Wood, conductor

West Edge Opera
July 26 & 31, August 8, 2015
The Oakland Metro, Oakland, CA
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Dan Kempson, baritone; Mark Streshinsky, director; Friction Quartet; Bryan Nies, music director/conductor

International Opera Projects
July 7 & 9, 2016
Ballsaal-Studio, Berlin
Sidney Walker, mezzo-soprano; Sam Thompson, baritone; Matthew Gray, director; Oriel Quartet; Andre Lousada, conductor; Presented by International Opera Projects in association with American Opera Projects

Caine College of the Arts
April 7, 2015
Tour of World Premiere Production
Utah State University, Logan, UT
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Ken Cazan, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Michael Sakir, music director

WORLD PREMIERE
September 4, 6 & 7, 2014
American Opera Projects in association with The Brooklyn Academy Of Music
BAM Fisher Center, Brooklyn, NY
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Kelly Markgraf, baritone; Ken Cazan, director; The Fry Street Quartet; Steven Osgood; music director