The Front Row

“La Perichole”

Directors Frédérique Added, William Lewis and David Brown, plus soloists from their Franco-American Vocal Arts Academy, perform excerpts from Jacques Offenbach’s operetta La Périchole.  The Texas-based company presents this rarely-staged musical delight at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

Singers Melissa Serluco, mezzo-soprano (Périchole), Nathan Letourneau, tenor (Piquillo); Patrick Taylor Russell, baritone (Don Andres de Ribeira, Viceroy of Peru), DeMar Neal IV, baritone (Don Miguel de Panatellas), Jahi Mims, bass-baritone (Don Pedro de Hinoyosa); FAVA co-founder and president, William Lewis; FAVA co-founder and vice-president, Frédérique Added; FAVA production coordinator, Barbara Carroll; and Music Director, David Brown, piano, perform and talk with St.John Flynn.