CARSON GILMORE  - DIRECTOR

       FILM

MORTE & SEMPRE LIBERA

The concept born out of the performing-arts drought of the COVID-19 era, Gilmore is producing and directing a series of short films, each a stark and innovative adaptation of an opera aria. Since September of 2020, Gilmore has released two of a planned trilogy, the work already garnering attention and praise: "vividly directed" (Planet Hughill), and "dark and disturbing" (operaramblings). Gilmore's goal has been to cross-pollinate multiple visual and theatrical genres, while providing unique opportunities--and professional-grade aria recordings--for vocalists.

 

MORTE (2020), stars mezzo-soprano Rachel Labovitch, singing "Morte col fiero aspetto," from Hasse's Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra (1725). 

SEMPRE LIBERA (2021), stars soprano Michelle Drever, singing "E strano... Ah fors è lui... Sempre libera," from Verdi's La traviata (1853). 

      STAGE

Carmen (Bizet)

Vox Visceralis, 2019

Conductor: David Conley

(Photos by Tim Sayre and Umberto Belfiore)

La corona (Gluck)

Pacific Opera Project, 2020

Conductor: Kyle Naig

(Photos by Martha Benedict.)

Così fan tutte (Mozart)

Mission Opera, 2019

Conductor: Joshua Wentz

(Photos by Franz Stary.)

I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini)

Hawkmore Lyric Opera, 2018

Conductor: Timothy Leon

(Photos by Aaron and Roy Batzdorff.)

La traviata (Verdi)

Independent Opera Company, 2017

Conductor: Galina Barskaya

(Photos by Roy Batzdorff.)

The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky)

Independent Opera Company, 2017

Conductor: Galina Barskaya

(Photos by Roy Batzdorff.)

Otello (Verdi)

Independent Opera Company, 2017

Conductor: Alan Medak

Opera Potpourri (Various)

Angels Vocal Arts, 2019

Conductor: Kristof van Grysperre

(Photos by Kristof van Grysperre.)

L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)

Orphée Arts, 2014

Conductor: Joel Lish

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