Meet Central City Opera’s 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artists!

Sopranos: Regina Ceragioli, Anastasia Malliaras, Anna Whiteway
Mezzo-Sopranos:Micaela Aldridge, Tatiana Ogan, Kaileigh Riess
Tenors: Michael Anderson, Terrence Chin-Loy, Nathan Ward
Baritones: Armando Contreras, Michael Floriano, Christopher Kenney
Basses: Brent Hetherington, Cody Muller

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Meet our 2016 Apprentice Artists.

Micaela Aldridge

Micaela Aldridge

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Mezzo-Soprano

    Montclair, NJ

  • Recently:

    Lucretia, The Rape of Lucretia, Oberlin Opera Theatre; Le Prince Charmant, Cendrillon, Miami Music Festival; Florence Pike, Albert Herring, Oberlin Opera Theatre

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Tenor

    Little Silver, NJ

  • Recently:

    Mayor Upfold, Albert Herring, Manhattan School of Music; Le Journaliste, Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Wolf Trap Opera; Tamino, Die Zauberflöte, Opera on the Avalon

Regina Ceragioli

Regina Ceragioli

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Soprano

    Chicago, IL

  • Recently:

    Susannah, Susannah, Northwestern University ; La Contessa, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Northwestern University; Kitty Hart, Dead Man Walking, Northwestern University

Terrence Chin-Loy

Terrence Chin-Loy

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Tenor

    Coral Springs, FL

  • Recently:

    Laurie, Little Women, Mannes Opera ; Bill, Flight, Mannes Opera; Rinuccio, Gianni Schicchi, Opera on the Avalon

Armando Contreras

Armando Contreras

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Baritone

    Phoenix, AZ

  • Recently:

    Papageno, Die Zauberflöte, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Paris, Roméo et Juliette, The Aspen Music Festival; John Brooke, Little Women, University of Missouri-Kansas City

     

Michael Floriano

Michael Floriano

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Baritone

    Rochester NY

  • Recently:

    Taquinius, The Rape of Lucretia, Oberlin Opera Theatre; Count Almaviva, Le nozzle di Figaro, Oberlin in Italy; Anthony, Sweeney Todd, Janiec Opera Company

Brent Hetherington

Brent Hetherington

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Bass-baritone

    Gladewater, TX

  • Recently:

    Don Giovanni, Don Giovanni, University of Tennessee; John Sorel, The Consul, University of Tennessee; Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte, University of Tennessee

Christopher Kenney

Christopher Kenney

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Baritone

    Hawley, MN

  • Recently:

    Luther Billis, South Pacific, University of Kentucky; Leporello, Don Giovanni, University of Kentucky; Guglielmo, Cosi fan tutte, University of Kentucky.

Anastasia Malliaras

Anastasia Malliaras

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Soprano

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Recently:

    Zerbinetta, Ariadne auf Naxos, University of Southern California; Nannetta, Falstaff, Bay View Music Festival

Cody Muller

Cody Muller

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Bass

    Rochester, NY

  • Recently:

    Bartolo, Le Nozze di Figaro, Eastman Opera Theatre; Don Alfonso, Così fan tutte, Midsummer Night Opera; The Four Villains, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Opera in the Ozarks

Tatiana Ogan

Tatiana Ogan

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Mezzo-Soprano

    Fort Collins, CO

  • Recently:

    Jo March, Little Women, Mannes Opera; Minskwoman, Flight, Mannes Opera; Sister Helen (cover), Dead Man Walking, Central City Opera

Kaileigh Riess

Kaileigh Riess

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Soprano

    Foxborough, MA

  • Recently:

    Mrs. Gleaton, Susannah, Northwestern Opera Theatre; Trio Soprano, Trouble in Tahiti, Northwestern Opera Theatre; Mimì, La Bohème, IOPE Mercatello

Nathan Ward

Nathan Ward

  • Tenor: Tom in Cabildo

     

  • Central City Opera:

    Sheldon, Later the Same Evening, 2016

  • Recently:

    Sam Polk, Susannah, Northwestern University; Basilio, Le Nozze di Figaro, Northwestern University; Howard Boucher, Dead Man Walking, Northwestern University

Anna Whiteway

Anna Whiteway

  • 2016 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Studio Artist

    Soprano

    La Crosse, WI

  • Recently:

    Susanna, The Marriage of Figaro, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Pamina, The Magic Flute, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Hero, Béatrice et Bénédict, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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