Preparations are well underway for our April production of Puccini’s beloved opera, Madame Butterfly. This post focuses on the three artists who fill out the principle roles in the opera and one very prominent supporting role.
Sandra & Christopher Bengochea are staples in the Modesto and regional music scene and we’re excited to have them together for our Valentine’s Recital. While Christopher has appeared multiple times with the company both in recital and on the Main Stage (Rodolfo, La Boheme), this will be Sandra’s company debut! Read on to learn more about them including how they met and how they prepared for this recital.
Modesto based soprano Liisa Davila is joining us for the second time this season after a stellar role debut of Rosina in The Barber of Seville. Read on to learn about Liisa, how she got her start in music, how she formed her program for her recital, and some fun facts about Liisa you may not have known!