The Queen City Chamber Opera and Cincinnati’s Wagner Society are collaborating again this year on presenting a Wagner opera, Siegfried, Act 1. Joining Anne Arenstein to talk about this production are Isaac Selya of QCCO and Jim Slouffman from the Wagner Society.
Two of Cincinnati’s chamber opera companies will stage productions in October, something they are calling OctOperFest. Anne Arenstein welcomes representatives from two of the participants: Dr. Jennifer Jolley, co-founder and artistic director of Nanoworks and tenor Shawn Mlynek, a co-founder and co-artistic director of Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, discuss their respective organizations and these upcoming performances.
Music lovers will be excited about the collaboration between the Queen City Chamber Opera and the Wagner Society of Cincinnatias they present a staging of Die Walküre, Act 1 on May 23 and 25. QCCO’s Isaac Selya and the production’s director, James Slouffman, join Anne Arenstein to talk about the cast, how this piece was selected and the input from the Wagner Society.