Megan Marino & Sara Parkinson

Saturday, June 2, 2018
3:00 PM
Doors Open at 2:00 PM

Dazzle

1512 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80202  
Qty Ticket Type Price Fees
Premium 

(Closest seats to stage)

Seating will be assigned on a first come first serve basis beginning 1 hour prior to show.

$35.00 $4.00
General Admission 

Seating will be assigned on a first come first serve basis beginning 1 hour prior to show.

$25.00 $3.00
Student Rate 

Must have a valid Student ID

$15.00 $2.00

Megan Marino & Sara Parkinson

MAS Eclectic presents our season finale with Megan Marino accompanied by Sara Parkinson. It will be a journey of love through repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the American Standard. This special event starts at 3:00 PM on Saturday, June 2.

Megan Marino

Megan Marino is praised by Opera News as "a gifted actress with a strong, appealing voice, graced by a rich lower register," in the 2017-18 season, she makes her debut with the Opéra national de Paris as Zweite Knappe in Parsifal. She returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Myrtale in Thais as well as for its production of Le nozze di Figaro, Santa Fe Opera for her first performances of Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City for her role debut as Olga in Eugene Onegin. Never straying too far from bel canto repertoire, Ms. Marino also reprises Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Kentucky Opera. Future seasons include her debut with Dallas Opera, and returns to the Metropolitan Opera and Utah Opera. Last season she made debuts with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Opera Delaware as Angelina in La cenerentola, Utah Opera as Jessie in Beck's The Long Walk, Central City Opera as Despina in Così fan tutte and returned to Virginia Opera as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia. She also returned to the Metropolitan Opera as the Second Wood Nymph in the company's new production of Rusalka as well as for Roméo et Juliette. On the concert stage, she joined the Fine Tuned Society (Boulder, Colorado) for Brahms' Zwei Gesänge.

Ms. Marino made her Metropolitan Opera debut as a Voice of an Unborn Child in Die Frau ohne Schatten and has also joined the company for Don Carlo, Rigoletto, and Werther. She joined Lyric Opera of Chicago as Annina in Der Rosekavalier; Florida Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Fort Collins, and Saint Petersburg Opera as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia; Des Moines Metro Opera as Meg Page in Falstaff; Spoleto Festival U.S.A. for Varvara in Káťa Kabanová; Opera Fort Collins, Green Mountain Opera, and Baltimore Concert Opera for Angelina in La cenerentola; Opera Iowa for Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel; and the Fire Island Opera Festival for the Third Schauspieler in Weill's Der Protagonist. She sang Miriam and Ruth in the American premiere of Weill's The Road of Promise with the Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall, and joined the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Anna Bolena and San Francisco Opera for Partenope. More at meganmarino.com

Sara Parkinson

Dr. Sara Parkinson enjoys a varied career as pianist, vocal coach and conductor. She has served on the staff and faculties at CU-Boulder, Cornell College, Rocky Ridge Music Center and Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has performed with the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony Chorus, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Boulder Bach Festival, Cheyenne Symphony and Colorado Ballet Orchestra. Most recently, she served as Music Director and Conductor for Boulder Opera's productions of Massenet's Cendrillon and Mozart's Così fan tutte. Sara has been a member of Central City Opera Ensemble since 2012. She is currently the Music Director at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church in Boulder, Director of Operations at MAS Eclectic Concerts Denver and founding member of the tango/classical chamber music group Grande Orquesta Navarre, named Denver's best chamber orchestra by Westword in 2016.Sara holds degrees from the University of Iowa (BM-Piano), the New England Conservatory of Music (MM-Piano) and CU Boulder (DMA-Collaborative Piano) where she held a full assistantship in the opera and instrumental departments. Festival appearances include Aspen, Musicorda Chamber Music and Music Academy of the West. Principal teachers include Victor Rosenbaum, Nicholas Carthy and Anne Epperson.


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