Engagements

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2018

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Isabelle Eberhardt | SONG FROM THE UPROAR

Opera Ithaca

May 5th through 10th, 2018

The Cherry Artspace | Ithaca, NY

Kara will portray the lead role in this intimate production, which was hailed by The New York Times as “a visually and aurally ravishing chamber opera…a captivating multimedia spectacle,” Song from the Uproar is a one woman opera that immerses the audience in the surreal landscapes of real-life Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt's life: the loss of her family, the thrill of her arrival in Africa and the mystery of her demise. Performed with a chamber and electronic orchestra, as well as a 5 person chamber chorus.


Rosina | IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

July 5th through August 3rd, 2018

Ellen Eccles Theatre | Logan, UT

Kara makes her debut with The Utah Festival in the leading female role in Rossini's comic opera. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. 


Rose Lennox | THE SECRET GARDEN

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

July 7th through August 4th, 2018

Ellen Eccles Theatre | Logan, UT

Kara performs the role of Mary Lennox's deceased mother in this Tony Award winning musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel. 


Dinah | TROUBLE IN TAHITI

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 | 7:30 PM 
Sunday, October 14th, 2018 | 2:30 PM

Schrott Center For The Arts, Butler University | Indianapolis, IN

Kara will perform in Leonard Bernstein's famous one-act opera in an evening of his music that celebrates his centennial birthday. This staged production will be rounded out with music orchestral music from Candide and West Side Story. 


Creative Collaborations | Solo Vocal Recital

Rodef Shalom Professional Music Series

Monday, November 19th, 2018 | 8pm

Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation | Pittsburgh, PA

Kara and pianist Abigail Eagleson will present a vocal recital of art songs, musical theater and opera works by Clara Schumann, Leonard Bernstein, Rossini and others! 


Alto Soloist | MESSIAH

Calvary United Methodist Church

Saturday, December 1st, 2018 | 4pm

Calvary United Methodist Church | Pittsburgh, (North Side) PA


Alto Soloist | MESSIAH

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 | 2:30pm

Tabernacle Presbyterian Church | Indianapolis, IN

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2019

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Rosina | THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Raylynmor Opera

Friday, May 17th, 2019 | 7:30pm
Sunday, May 19th, 2019 | 2pm

Peterborough Players | Peterborough, NH

This is a fully orchestrated production of Rossini's mad captale of the Barber, but set in a South Beach Miami performance gym (Seville). New English libretto by Artistic Director, Ben Robinson.


Betty/Lady Elaine | MISTER ROGERS' OPERAS

Pittsburgh Festival Opera

July 13th through 25th, 2019 

Falk Auditorium | Winchester Thurston School | Pittsburgh, PA

Composed by Fred Rogers and originally appearing on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the operas Windstorm in Bubbleland and Spoon Mountain are whimsical, engaging musical stories that speak to audiences both young and old. Each is endearingly odd and heartwarming, and has a moral lesson to be learned - as only Mr. Rogers can teach it! Pittsburgh Festival Opera will re-stage the operas for the first time since they were filmed at Pittsburgh’s own WQED studio. Directed by Tomé Cousin, who performed as “Tomé the Ragdoll” on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood!

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