Tag Archives: Michael Mayes

Deep in the heart of Texas: Michael Mayes as Escamillio and Megan Marino as Carmen in a moment of PDA. (credit: Felipe Barral)

Film: The Atlanta Opera’s Carmen is a volcano of ideas

The Atlanta Opera Bizet: Carmen (billed as “The Threepenny Carmen”) (2021 video produced from the company’s “Big Tent” live performance series, April 15 — May 8, 2021) Video release date (streaming debut): August 12, 2021, Spotlight Media • Cast: […]

Jay Hunter Morris as Macheath in The Threepenny Opera and Megan Marino as Carmen in The Threepenny Carmen. (photos: Ken Howard / The Atlanta Opera)

The Atlanta Opera releases film versions of its Spring 2021 productions

EarRelevant Staff | 23 JUL 2021 ATLANTA, GA— Home audiences will soon have opportunity to see The Atlanta Opera‘s two opera productions from Spring 2021 with the August release of film versions of both The Threepenny Carmen and The […]

Unmasked: the Vega Quartet performed for a live private audience.

News Briefs: May 27, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 27 May 2021 ATLANTA, GA— Pianist and ECMSA artistic director William Ransom reports that a new Board of Advisors for the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta had its first ever LIVE meeting and house concert […]

On top of the bar, Carmen (Megan Marino) performs for the patrons of the Threepenny Tavern. (credit: Ken Howard)

The Atlanta Opera takes Carmen to East Texas for an American spin on a French classic

THE ATLANTA OPERA April 15, 2021 The Big Tent, at Cobb Energy Centre Threepenny Carmen adapted from Bizet’s opera, Carmen Jorge Parodi, conductor Tomer Zvulun, stage director Cast: Megan Marino (Carmen), Jasmine Habersham (Micaëla), Richard Trey Smagur (Don José), […]

Death presides over a scene from the Atlanta Opera's "The Kaiser of Atlantis." (credit: Ken Howard)

Review: The Atlanta Opera’s innovative The Kaiser of Atlantis tells a compelling story that resonates with our times

Mark Gresham | 30 OCT 2020 The Kaiser of Atlantis is a striking new production from director Tomer Zvulun and his creative team at The Atlanta Opera. The compact but adventurous hour-long show sizzles on stage and speaks directly […]