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Welcome to Bel Cantanti, an opera company within the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area devoted to giving performance experience to both seasoned and aspiring professionals. Between the beautiful singing and glorious music, you will find yourself thoroughly captivated.
"Bel Cantanti Opera continues to be one of the best kept musical secrets in the Washington area."

"The future of opera as fun rather than spectacle or museum piece, lies with such groups as Bel Cantanti Opera."

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"Bel Cantanti… reaffirmed the belief that we are living in a golden age of opera and the hope that opera in America has a promising feature. Bel Cantanti … makes the special magic of opera happen.”
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“… an absolute delight for opera aficionados and the perfect opportunity for timid newbies to be surprised at just how much fun opera can be.”

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"Bel Cantanti Opera has emerged as a great showcase for area talent."

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"Bel Cantanti…shows a serious, focused orientation, high ambition and significant potential."

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Gioachino Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Rosina: Sarah Davis, Figaro: Colin Levin, Count Almaviva: Kyle Tomlin, Doctor Bartolo: Kwang Kyu Lee, Don Basilio: Andrew Adelsberger, Berta: Sarah Heisler, Fiorello: Connor Newlon

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G. Rossini's La Cenerentola

Angelina (Cenerentola): Sarah Davis, Prince Ramiro: Rexford Tester, Dandini: Thomas Gunther, Don Magnifico: Andrew Adelsberger, Clorinda: Kimberly Christie, Tisbe: Emily Crockett, Alidoro: Jason Moon.

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C. Gounod Romeo et Juliette

Romeo: Eric Gramatges, William Davenport, Juliette: Jennifer Edwards, Chun-Ting Chao, Frere Laurent: Kwang Kyu Lee, Count Capulet: Jye-Sung Moon, Tybald: Ted Kerrick, Stephano: Abigail Fischer, Emily Righter, Mercutio: Andrew Sauvageau, Gertrude: Anamer Castrello, Paris: Jason Buckwalter, Benvolio: Darnell Roulhac, The Duke: Benjamin LaPrarie.

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G. Rossini L’Italiana in Algeri

Mustafa: Kwang Kyu Lee, Isabella: Myeonsook Park, Lindoro: Anthony Webb, Taddeo: Erick McKeever, Haly: Charles Hyland, Elvira: Sarah Heisler, Zulma: Alexis Tantau

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