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Can Latino audiences help revive the opera scene?
Some of the top opera houses in the U.S. are starting to include some less familiar works among the go-to standards — works aimed at the local communities, mostly Latino, where new opera lovers are yet to be discovered.
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Catalina Cuervo

Catalina Cuervo

Colombian opera singer, cast for role of Frida in upcoming production of "Frida."

(Courtesy of Michigan Opera Theatre)

Ricardo Herrera

Ricardo Herrera

Mexican opera singer, cast for role of Diego in upcoming production of "Frida."

(Courtesy of Michigan Opera Theatre)

Ricardo Lugo

Ricardo Lugo

Has played a variety of roles at Michigan Opera Theatre. Most recently he was MOT’s debut of “A View from the Bridge” - 2014.
 

(Courtesy of Michigan Opera Theatre)

Eleazar Rodríguez

Eleazar Rodríguez

Mexican tenor, and he has performed at Michigan Opera Theatre.

(Courtesy of Michigan Opera Theatre)

Can Latino audiences help revive the opera scene?

Some of the top opera houses in the U.S. are starting to include some less familiar works among the go-to standards — works aimed at the local communities, mostly Latino, where new opera lovers are yet to be discovered.

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