Thursday, February 14, 2019

OperaCréole: Video excerpts of "Les Lions de la Reconstruction"

Richard Hobson and Mark Roudané

Givonna Joseph writes:

I am happy to write to you with three pieces of good news!

First, our original production of Les Lions de la Reconstruction, will be receiving the 2019 Special Recognition Award for Creative Achievement in Opera from the Gambit newspaper. If you would like to attend to support us, it will be a Friday February 22, 2019 at The Hotel Monteleone.

Go to for reservations, and on the check out page, indicate you would like to be at our table if room is available.

Second, If you missed the production,we have VIDEO! Here is our new 17 minute promo video for your review. 

The excerpted Synopsis, cast list and composers are in the Description box. (Click on the picture to go to the video)

(Pictured left to right: Metropolitan Opera baritone Richard Hobson as Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, free man of color, journalist and civil rights leader and Dr. Roudanez's great-great grandson Mark Roudané, who portrays his Uncle Jean Baptiste Roudanez in a non singing role. They cast their ballots at the 1868 Louisiana Constitutional Convention).

We are so grateful for the talented cast that came on board for this project!!

And.. last, but not least, OperaCréole is featured in a new national magazine article.

We have more performances coming up. Please check our calendar soon!

Happy Mardi Gras 2019
Givonna Joseph,

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