THE MANAHATTAN LYRIC OPERA
The Manhattan Lyric Opera Company, (MLO) is uniquely devoted to presenting elegant, concise, user-friendly staged and concert versions of the classic Operas, Operettas and Broadway works. They specialize in making the heart of this great music accessible to established large facilities as well as to smaller venues which might otherwise never have the resources to offer such artistic works in their entirety or in part.
Employing only top artists, (MLO) tours often, and cuts down almost all of their productions to 90 minutes, adding supertitles and projected sets for a user-friendly and cost-effective approach. (MLO) performs at: Large and small Theaters, Corporate Settings, Historic Houses, Museums, Libraries, State Parks, Universities, High Schools, Grade Schools, Synagogues, Churches, Music Festivals, Retirement Homes/Villages, Private Homes, Resort Hotels, Restaurants, Cruise Ships, and can additionally offer their service as a “Dinner and an Opera ™” evening.
They have toured Florida and the midwest with: La Traviata, Rigoletto, Die Fledermaus, The Elixir of Love, The Merry Widow, and Lucia di Lammermoor and most recently (A Rodgers to Romberg and Webber review show) to rave reviews: “Manhattan Lyric Opera electrifies theatergoers in Elkader…The farcical operetta drew giggles and belly laughs from the crowd but even more genuine rounds of applause in admiration for the the stirring showcase of vocal talent.” Joleen Jansen/ The Clayton County Register.
(MLO) also produces cabaret type shows with two to three singers or more as a duo, trio, quartet etc.. as an educationally entertaining performance, for children as well as adults, with a wide variety of repertoire including Opera, Operetta, Broadway, Neapolitan, Lieder and Popular Songs in many languages such as Italian, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Hebrew and can customize a program to fit the needs and the tastes of any audience. In addition, they also offer masterclasses in a lecture and question and answer format on vocal technique and operatic musical style.