Massenet’s Thaïs at Maryland Lyric Opera
Thursday, January 30 to Saturday, February 1
Kay Theatre in College Park The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center 8270 Alumni Dr College Park, MD
A new production of Massenet’s rarely produced Thaïs. Claudia Zahn directs this new production in collaboration with scenic and lighting designer Harry Feiner. Sarah Joy Miller, a rising American soprano who made her Metropolitan Opera debut last season, sings the iconic title role. Louis Otey co-stars as Athanaël, and MDLO Young Artist Institute alumni Joseph Michael Brent, Hunter Enoch, Caroline Hewitt, Sarah Joyce Cooper, and Hayan Kim round out the cast. Music Director Louis Salemno leads the MDLO Orchestra interpreting Massenet’s powerful score.