Kerriann Otaño is excited about opera’s new diversity as she performs ‘The Flying Dutchman’ with Opera San Jose

If you spend any amount of time speaking to opera singer Kerriann Otaño, you will come away fully aware of the joy and zest she has for life. She is … Continue reading Kerriann Otaño is excited about opera’s new diversity as she performs ‘The Flying Dutchman’ with Opera San Jose

Kingston navigates new territory in Opera San Jose’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’

When she was first presented with the opportunity, Amanda Kingston had her reservations about singing the role of Fiordiligi in the Opera San Jose production of opera buffa “Cosi fan … Continue reading Kingston navigates new territory in Opera San Jose’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’

Soprano Adams’ passion for Puccini leads her to Opera San Jose’s ‘La Boheme’

Julie Adams had dreams of being a Broadway star. The big bright lights of the Great White Way were her destiny, singing the show-stopping power ballad while flying through the … Continue reading Soprano Adams’ passion for Puccini leads her to Opera San Jose’s ‘La Boheme’

Opera San Jose’s ‘Barber of Seville’ a chance for Dougherty to build a great character

As employees in the opera world go, Kirk Dougherty has a pretty sweet gig. Right now, his bread and butter is as a resident artist with Opera San Jose. As … Continue reading Opera San Jose’s ‘Barber of Seville’ a chance for Dougherty to build a great character

Soprano Sylvia Lee sings signature role in Opera San Jose’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Sylvia Lee has gotten used to her new digs. The soprano from South Korea has made adjustments in her new city of San Jose, an environment she admits not being used … Continue reading Soprano Sylvia Lee sings signature role in Opera San Jose’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Strahl shares her love of singing in Opera San Jose’s ‘Streetcar’

Ariana Strahl gets plenty of double takes when people find out she makes her living as an opera singer. After all, opera is not exactly known for its bevy of … Continue reading Strahl shares her love of singing in Opera San Jose’s ‘Streetcar’