Barn Opera presents ‘The Letters of Charlotte’ on Feb. 24-25

Based on “The Sorrows of Young Werther” by Goethe, the opera “The Letters of Charlotte” by J. Massenet, is centered around the young poet, Werther, who falls in love with Charlotte, who is already engaged to be married to someone else.

Brandon show postponed, new show takes the stage

When the world gives Barn Opera bitter lemons, they don’t just make lemonade, they make “Limoncello”! 

Letter to the editor: Collier’s opera casting is delightfully inclusive

Heartened as I was to hear that the production is happening, I was even more pleased to learn about the sensitivity to race and gender demonstrated by director Josh Collier’s casting decisions.

‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ resumes in Salisbury

Josh Collier has just what we need to spice up our holiday traditions. He’s bringing “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” a 40-minute opera to the Salisbury Congregational Church on Dec. 17 and 18.  

Barn Opera offers holiday concerts online

SALISBURY/BRANDON — In a holiday season full of creative ways to share good tidings despite the pandemic, Brandon Opera is no exception. The nonprofit is using the power of video to share its holiday productions this year. The goal of Barn Opera has alway … (read more)

Salisbury church hosts opera performances

SALISBURY — BARN OPERA completes its second season “The Season of Love” with Giancarlo Menotti’s holiday opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors.” This production will be performed by an all-Vermont principal cast as well as a local amateur chorus, on Friday … (read more)

Opera production offers twist on Three Kings story

BRANDON/SALISBURY — Barn Opera of Brandon will complete its second season — “The Season of Love” — with a presentation of Giancarlo Menotti’s holiday opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” at Salisbury Congregational Church on Dec. 13 and 14. “Amahl” is t … (read more)