Katherine prepares another Shakespeare-themed recital for LA Opera Outreach with Orson Van Gay II, tenor, and Charlie Kim, pianist. Shakespeare Sings! will perform at the Claremont Library on July 10th, at 2 pm.
Katherine joins LA Opera artists Ashley Faatoalia, tenor, and Nino Sanikidze, piano, for a family-friendly recital at the Natural History Museum as part of KUSC’s annual Kids’ Discovery Day.
Katherine is delighted to partner once again with long-time collaborators Pacific Opera Project for their flagship production of Carmen at the Ford Amphitheater on September 1st, 2018. Katherine will be singing the role of Frasquita in this audience favorite. The performance will be music directed by her husband, conductor Michael Christ Powers.
Katherine is thrilled to join Maestro Conlon and LA Opera again for their annual Cathedral Project at the famous Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.
Professional singers and musicians from LA Opera will collaborate with more than 400 members of the Los Angeles community to present the world premiere of Jonah and the Whale, a new opera for audiences of all ages by composer Jack Perla and librettist Velina Hasu Houston.
Following in the tradition of previous Cathedral Project productions, Jonah and the Whale will feature professional opera singers in the leading roles and members of the LA Opera Orchestra, performing along with a large group of community-based performers drawn from schools, churches, choirs and orchestras from every part of Los Angeles.
Performances of Jonah and the Whale will take place at The Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the LA Opera Website.
Katherine will be featured in a recital of opera favorites with friends and LA Opera colleagues Ashley Faatoalia and Charlie Kim at The Taste of Italy event on Saturday October 14th, 2017. The event features some of the best Italian food and wine in Los Angeles and will run from 5pm -10pm. The recital presentation will take place at 6:45 pm in the kiosko (gazebo) on the plaza. Tickets are available online. Click here for more information.
Katherine will sing the role of Antonina in the world premier of Three Panderewskis, with book by Oliver Mayer and music by Jenni Brandon. Ignacy Jan Paderewski was a Polish pianist and composer, politician and spokesman for Polish independence. This musical/opera hybrid is one of nine finalists in a competition for a treatment of a musical play based on Panderewski’s life. More information about the competition can be found here.
Katherine is delighted to join the Azuza Pacific University Symphony Orchestra and Choir as the soprano soloist for Handel’s beloved Messiah.
Saturday, November 11th, 7:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Glendale
209 N Louise St, Glendale, CA 91206
Admission is free. Click here for more information.
Katherine is thrilled to reprise her role as Musetta for the third time in Pacific Opera Project’s brand-defining production of La Bohème AKA: The Hipsters. Set in modern-day Highland Park with cleverly ironic supertitles, this production features table seating with food and wine and promises to be a raucous good time. Tickets sell out fast so please reserve early. For more information click here.
Dec 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th at 8pm
The Ebell Club of Highland Park
131 S. Ave 57, Los Angeles 90042
Katherine is thrilled to join the administration of the new California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley as the Director of the Vocal Arts Conservatory. Based on the innovative and award-winning curriculum of the Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), CSArts-SGV is a satellite school that offers the same high caliber academic and arts education. Opening its doors in August 2017, CSArts-SGV is a public charter school that provides a creative, challenging, and nurturing environment, offering bright and talented students from grades 7 through 12 a rigorous college-preparatory academic program and pre-professional arts conservatory training.
The Vocal Arts Conservatory offers bright young artists who are passionate about expressing themselves with their voice a comprehensive course of study through engaging performance-based classes, pre-professional programming, and rigorous musical training. Our vision is to champion the next generation of thoughtful, expressive, and collaborative vocal artists across multiple musical genres who are passionate advocates for their art form.
For more information about CSArts-SGV, please visit their website.