The 2019 - 2020 Season

Opera in

The Park

September 8th

Katherine sings as a soloist with selections from Carmen, Die Fledermaus, La Traviata and more! The program features The Indianapolis Opera ​Chorus and special guests Angela Brown & Daniel Narducci.

Conducted by Alfred Savia and featuring Pianist Elizabeth Chua.

The MacAllister Amphitheater at Garfield Park

Masterclass:

The Director's Perspective

September 14th

Come hear Katherine perform in this exciting addition to the Indianapolis Master Class Series with A. Scott Parry, whose stage direction has been hailed by Opera News as "marvelous", "lively", "imaginative", and "spot-on". Free & open to the public!

The Basile

Opera Center

Journey Through The Eras

September 9th

An evening of audience favorites ranging from the Habanera to How Deep is the Ocean. Come see Katherine perform with the Indianapolis Opera young artists at this free concert.

Directed by Matthew Cooksey.

Hancock City Library

The Three Sillies

September 12th

The world premier of a new children's opera adapted for Indianapolis Opera's school tour. Based upon an english folktale, Katherine performs numerous roles including the Mother, the Hotel Manager, The Pond Woman and even makes an appearance as a horsefly.

Directed & Written by Matthew Cooksey.

The Basile

Opera Center

Masterclass:

Artistry in

Art Song

September 17th

Katherine sings her favorite German art song by Schubert! In this public masterclass, Liza Kelly will guide the four resident artists through the highlights of the process of making artistic choices in art song. 

The Basile

Opera Center

ArtsGarden Recital

September 26th

A free performance in a beautiful space! Come enjoy a recital featuring the four Resident Artists of Indianapolis Opera.

Indianapolis ArtsGarden

Canciones Hispanas

September 29th

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, this recital will explore Hispanic music in opera and art song. The evening will compare and contrast music meant to sound 'Spanish' (Bizet's Carmen) and the music of Hispanic composers, including Manuel de Falla, Sorozábal, and Martín y Soler - a contemporary of Mozart's in Vienna.

The Basile

Opera Center

Opera Ball

November 2nd

Opera Ball is Indianapolis Opera's annual special event filled with fun, fanciness, and musical festivities! Katherine will be performing during the evening in the beautiful venue at Newfields Museum of Art.

Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Journey Through

The Eras

October 14th & 19th

Katherine joins this recurring concert to perform aria favorites and Jazz standards to the residents and their family members of the Four Seasons retirement community (14th) & The Harmonie Opera Club (19th)

Directed by Matthew Cooksey.

Harmonie

Opera Club

Masterclass:

The Agent's Perspective

October 28th

A free & public master class with Kathy Olsen, the Founder of Encompass Arts, LLC. Her clients include: MET soprano, Latonia Moore, two time Tony Award winner, John Cullum, two time Grammy Award winner, Sylvia McNair, and her acting clients can be seen on HBO, Netflix, and all major network television shows.

The Basile

Opera Center

Elixir of Love

Indianapolis Opera opens its 45th season with the ever-amusing Elixir of Love sung in Italian with English supertitles. Catch Katherine as Giannetta, Adina's best friend and the town gossip queen in this hilarious show.

Conducted by Alfred Savia and Directed by Scott Parry.

The Tarkington Theatre

November 15th - 17th 

Vocal Workshop

As part of Indianapolis Opera's outreach and community programming, Katherine and the four other Resident Artists will be teaching a series of lecture recitals to local high school and middle school students. More information coming soon!

Indianapolis Public Schools

TBA

The 2018 - 2019 Season

The Magic Flute

October 5th & 7th

Katherine makes her debut with Toledo Opera as one of the impish spirits which guide Tamino along his quest!

Conducted by James Meena and Directed by James Marvel.

The Valentine

Theater

Carmen

February 8th & 10th

A tale of love, power and a heroine fit for the ages. L'amour est un oiseau rebelle... Starring Alyson Cambridge.

Conducted by James Meena and Directed by Jeffrey Buchman.

The Valentine Theater

Witches, Bitches & Brews

October 13th

Back by popular demand, StageFree Music is revamping Katherine's May 2018 Recital "Witches, Bitches & Boys". The pants role set has been replaced with songs describing the joy of libations! https://bchordbrewing.com

B Chord

Brewery

Romeo & Juliet

October 15th - November 16th

An adapted version of the Gounod classic, Katherine performs Stephano and The Nurse in this touring production throughout Ohio as a resident young artist with Opera Toledo.

Directed by James Norman.

Toledo, Ohio

La Verbena de La Paloma

March 23rd, 24th, 30th & 31st 

A new adaptation of a beloved zarzuela, now set at the border of Mexico. Katherine returns to DC to perform the role of Rita in this production featuring Corazón Folklórico Dance Company.

Conducted by Timothy Nelson and Directed by Nick Olcott.

The Gala Hispanic Theater

The Ballad of

Baby Doe

April 12th & 14th

Katherine performs the role of Meg in this american opera centered around characters who live in a mining town in Colorado.

Conducted by Geoffrey Andrew McDonald and Directed by Scott Skiba.

The Valentine Theater

A Night at The Opera

May 11th

Katherine joins The Fairfield County Children's Choir as a soloist for their spring concert of operatic favorites. Highlights include selections from Carmen and Hänsel und Gretel.

Conducted by Jon Noyes and featuring Pianist Lisa Bettke.

The Klein Memorial Auditorium

Carmen

July 27th

As part of the UVAA Summer Opera Festival, Katherine will be performing the title role in Carmen. 

Conducted by Nicolas Giusti and Directed by Anthony Laciura.

The Noorda Center for The Performing Arts

Romeo & Juliet

April 19 - May 24th

Returning as both Stephano and The Nurse, this adaptation of the Gounod opera will tour throughout the Ohio region. Featuring the Toledo Opera Young Artists.

Directed by James Norman.

Toledo, Ohio

National Music Festival

June 1st - 14th 

As a featured singer for the festival, Katherine will perform in various recitals

and as the Alto Soloist for the Beethoven Mass in C.

Conducted by Richard Rosenberg.

The Decker Theater

Please re-visit again soon for more exciting announcements regarding the 2019-2020 season.

"THE ONLY THING BETTER THAN SINGING, IS MORE SINGING..." - ELLA FITZGERALD