2021 Season

The 12 days of opera edwardsville

DECEMBER 1-12, 2021 | Free Online Series

Released daily via OE eblasts, YouTube, and on Facebook.

Building on the success of our 2020 online series "The 12 Days of Opera Edwardsville" which reached over 40,000 views, OE will present a second online series of holiday classics and festive operatic selections. The online series will be free to the public. Enjoy the sounds of the season! Filmed by St. Louis video production company Once Films.


The 12 Days of Opera Edwardsville

Free digital series presented by Opera Edwardsville

Filmed by Once Films at the Wildey Theatre


Released daily December 1-12, 2021 online:

Eblast: https://www.operaedwardsville.org/contact/mailing-list

Facebook: Opera Edwardsville

Instagram: @operaedwardsville

YouTube: Opera Edwardsville’s channel


Online series FREE for all to enjoy!

Meet the Artists

The series features artists from Illinois communities including Lebanon, Bunker Hill, Belleville, Glen Carbon, Edwardsville and St. Louis, Missouri. Performers include OE artistic advisor and Grammy Award-winning soprano, Christine Brewer, sopranos Angel Azzarra, Karen Kanakis, Julie Kelsheimer, Amy Prince, & Delaney Holliday, tenor Marc Schapman, baritone Jacob Lassetter, and pianist Joseph Welch.

Each day brings a new surprise as to who is singing, and what holiday classic they might offer!

CHRISTINE BREWER

Soprano

ANGEL AZZARRA

Soprano

KAREN KANAKIS

Soprano

JULIE KELSHEIMER

Soprano

JACOB LASSETTER

Baritone

AMY PRINCE

Soprano

JOSEPH WELCH

Piano

MARC SCHAPMAN

Tenor

Student Spotlight

DELANEY HOLLIDAY

Soprano

SPONSORS AND SPECIAL THANKS

This free online series would not be possible without the generous support of the 2021 OE Business Sponsors and individual donors. 2021 Season presented by the City of Edwardsville, Lewis Rice, Stifel, and the Rotary Club of Edwardsville. Additional sponsorship comes from the Bank of Madison County, 222 Artisan Bakery, and the Friends of the Wildey Theatre. Special thanks to the Rivers and Routes Tourism Bureau, Once Films, and the Wildey Theatre.