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Our 2019 2020 season in review

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Alcina (2020), Wade Rogers as Neptune, dancers are Ty Yamaoka, Josh Midgett, Marisha Bourgeois, Lanie McCarry, Alisha Falberg, and April Henderson. Photo: Michael Penn   Greetings! This past season at Orpheus Project was a great one. Well, at least until March happened, and the world has felt the impact of what a pandemic can do […]

“A rose by any other name…”

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One question I get asked a lot is what is up with the name change from ‘Opera to Go’ to the ‘Orpheus Project’. Perhaps starting at the beginning is the best way to make it clear! 1996 – Joyce Parry Moore founded Opera to Go as an opera outreach project to take opera into the […]

Saxophone Showcase 2017 tonight!

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Our Saxophone Showcase is back! After missing last summer, the Aurora Saxophone Quartet and the Alaska Saxophone Choir have a concert tonight, Saturday June 17 at Northern Light Church at 8pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. Music we are playing ranges from the brand-new to Bach, some written specifically for saxophones, and some transcriptions. […]

Introducing the new SS Princess Sophia opera!

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March 2017 Greetings from cold and snowy Juneau, Alaska! Orpheus Project (formerly known as Opera to Go) has been delivering meaningful musical performances to Alaskan audiences for over 20 years. We have always valued collaborations and outreach as fundamental components of our productions. Several years ago, Nancy DeCherney of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, […]

West Side Story Review

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photo by Cam Byrnes

Letter: Go see ‘West Side Story’ Juneau Empire – February 28, 2017 I am writing to alert the Juneau community about West Side Story, one of the best theater productions that I have seen in Juneau in over 31 years of living here. A production of the Orpheus Project and Juneau Dance Theater, they pulled […]

WSS Dialects

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Sharks first session:  http://www.dialectsarchive.com/puerto-rico Jets first session: www.dialectsarchive.com/new-york

Review of L’Orfeo

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Review: La favola d’Orfeo By John D’armand | For the Capital City Weekly Decades ago, I received a postcard from a student who was a Wagner aficionado. It read, “Last night, I went to Bayreuth. Now I have nothing to live for.” That’s similar to my experience with our local production of “L’Orfeo” by composer Claudio […]

L’Orfeo – 2016

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Review of Vixen

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John D’Armand was kind enough to write us a review from last Sunday’s performance of Cunning Little Vixen. Read it here! http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/my-turn-review-cunning-little-vixen#gsc.tab=0 photo by Brian Wallace Review of ‘The cunning little vixen’ Posted: March 6, 2015 – 1:05am By JOHN D’ARMAND FOR THE JUNEAU EMPIRE If you ever have been transported into Never Never Land by “The […]