Opera Circle is seeking both volunteer singers and paid chorus leads of all voice types (sopranos, altos, tenors, basses) to join the production of the one-act opera Cavalleria rusticana by Mascagni, to be performed on Friday, November 21 and Sunday, November 23, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Shaker Heights. The chorus will be singing partly off stage from music and partly on stage from memory. The paid chorus leads will need to memorize the on stage sections. For volunteers, memorization is optional. Email Opera Circle or call 216.441.2822. Click here for general information.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. Other Cleveland activities have included serving on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He currently team-teaches Introduction to Music Criticism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and serves on the board of the Music Critics Association of North America.