Opera Santa Barbara's double bill production of Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica will feature Dr. Linda Di Fiore as well as eight UCSB singers, including Luvi Avendano, Sally Rose Bates, Adam Bradley, Molly Clementz (Mosher Studio Artist), Zachary Mendez, Naomi Merer, Juliet Powar, and Carol Tsai. As a Mosher Studio Artist, Ms. Clementz will play the Nursing Sister in Suor Angelica and La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi. The performances are Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Granada Theatre.
Dr. Linda Di Fiore will be the featured master clinician for the Opera Santa Barbara Master Class Series, where she will work with the Mosher Studio Artists, on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Santa Barbara (2101 State Street in Santa Barbara). Warren Jones will be the next master clinician on May 14, 2016, from 1-3 p.m., in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus.