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Writing these annual roundups of Ohio Light Opera’s summer festival – run with consistent panache by Artistic Director Steven Daigle and Executive Director Laura Neill – is becoming increasingly challenging in terms of avoiding the same old superlatives, particularly when the week attended includes a four-day symposium (that excellent feature now in its fourth year). [...]
WCLV's Jacqueline Gerber and Ohio Light Opera's Steven Daigle discuss the 2017 OLO productions.
It’s a typical, busy summer day for Ohio Light Opera Artistic Director Steven Daigle. “We staged 'Ruddigore' in the morning, (the) afternoon was a production of 'Brigadoon,' and we’re about to move into a dress rehearsal of 'One Touch of Venus.'” Daigle says about 20,000 flock each year to the eight-week festival at the College [...]
OCT 12, 2015 | By TED BROMUND Wooster, Ohio No works of the late Victorian age are remembered with more affection than those of Gilbert and Sullivan. Yet it’s not been easy to keep those masters of light opera on the professional stage. Since it closed in 1982, the D’Oyly Carte Company, the legendary troupe [...]