08/31/15
21st Annual Bel Canto Opera

The 21st Annual Bel Canto Opera Filled the House

Eve Queler and Douglas Martin once again introduced talented singers to our Blandford audience. We were honored to host Jami Leonard (soprano), Ewa Plonka (soprano), Thorsteinn Arbjornsson (tenor), and John Viscardi (tenor). The audience was entertained by selections from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Donizetti’s La Favorita and Verdi’s Rigoletto.

Jami Leonard

Jami Leonard, Soprano

Thorsteinn Arbjornsson

Thorsteinn Arbjornsson, Tenor

Ewa Plonka

Ewa Plonka, Soprano

John Viscardi

John Viscardi, Tenor

08/25/14
Rochelle & John

The 20th Annual Bel Canto Opera Entertained the Audience

For the twentieth year, Eve Queler, Music Director Emerita of Opera Orchestra of New York and part-time Blandford resident, along with Douglas Martin, accompanist, brought spectacular talent to Blandford. We were honored to host Rochelle Bard (soprano), Ashley Kerr (soprano), John Bellemer (tenor), and Jonathon Blalock (tenor). The audience was entertained by selections from Bellini’s Norma, Franz Lehar’s Merry Widow and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

Thank you again to Eve Queler, Douglas Martin and all of the performers for sharing your talents here in Blandford.

Ashley

Ashley Kerr, Soprano

Jonathon

Jonathon Blalock, Tenor

Rochelle

Rochelle Bard, Soprano

John

John Bellemer, Tenor

07/23/13
2014 group with Doug

The 19th Annual Bel Canto Opera Featured Beautiful Voices Again

Once again, Eve Queler, Music Director Emerita of Opera Orchestra of New York, and Douglas Martin, accompanist, presented those in attendance with an outstanding performance. This year Blandford hosted Elise Brancheau (soprano), Lara Secord-Haid (soprano), Diego Silva (tenor), and Gustavo Feulien (baritone). Vocalists performed selections from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Bizet’s Carmen, Puccini’s La Boheme, Verdi’s La Traviata and more.

Thank you to Eve Queler, Douglas Martin and the performers for bringing your lovely voices to the Hilltowns.

lara

gustavo

elise

diego