Daniela Candillari, Joseph Lattanzi, Vanessa Becerra, and Sam Handley announced for FELLOW TRAVELERS at Lyric Opera of Chicago
Lyric Opera of Chicago announced casting for their new production of Fellow Travelers. Daniela Candillari makes her conducting debut with the production which features Joseph Lattanzi returning to the role of Hawkins Fuller for which he received critical acclaim. Also make her Lyric debut is Vanessa Becerra as Miss Lightfoot, and Ryan Opera Center graduate Sam Handley returns to the Lyric in multiple supporting roles. Performances take place March 2018.
Houston Grand Opera Studio alum, Sofia Selowsky, will return to the HGO stage as Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, her debut in the role.
Soprano Elizabeth Sutphen has been announced to take on the role of Romilda in a new production of Xerxes. A member of Oper Frankfurt’s studio program, her other assignments in the season include Tiny, Paul Bunyan’s daughter in a new production of Benjamin Britten’s Paul Bunyan, Musetta in La boheme, and Papagena in Die Zauberfloete.