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F E A T U R E D R E V I E W S
“As La Périchole herself, Caitlin McKechney was marvelous, a lush mezzo with low notes like pools of water and just the right mix of long-suffering and flirty. [...] her drunk scene was a delightful blend of tipsy slurs, physical comedy and fine singing, and her “Why are men so stupid?” aria brought down the house.”
The News Tribune
"As the lesbian Inez who has aided in the murder of her cousin’s husband, the coolly sexy Caitlin McKechney is clearly the show’s star. Her alluring mezzo-soprano timbre, incisive verbal articulation, expressive eyes and catlike movements rivet attention." - South Florida Classical Review
"Perhaps the evening’s most touching moment was McKechney’s performance of Dinah’s monologue at the analyst’s office as she longs for “a quiet place.” This beautiful solo is a haunting confession of sadness in the great American tradition of operatic composers such as Gian Carlo Menotti and Douglas Moore. The smoky depth of McKechney’s lower register registered Dinah’s loneliness. By contrast her description of the movie “Island Magic” was a musical comedy turn, done with the showstopping high style of a Mary Martin." - Lawrence Budman, Sou
N E W S
Opera Cowgirls at the New Works Showcase!
Interspersed amidst scenes from new works by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels, Matthew Schickel, and Frank London and Elise Thoron, the Cowgirls will entertain with many of their hits including reinventions of Rossini, Puccini, Bizet and... Dolly Parton. Caitlin will be joined by her Cowgirls, as well as her guitar and her banjolele, Kermit.
PEARLSNAPS AND PEARLS: Opera Cowgirls album out Summer 2021!
The Cowgirls have been working hard on an array of new arrangements of classic (and classical) tunes that they CAN'T WAIT to share with y'all! The title track is an original composition by Caitlin McKechney. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for announcements soon!
E V E N T S
Jun 24th-28th, 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL '21)
The Irish and How They Got That Way
Bucks County Center for Performing Arts
Delaware Valley University
April 8th, 2020
Hotel Elefant VIRTUAL Concert!
The Internet, USA
July 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL '22)
Ruth in Pirates of Penzance
Delaware Valley Opera