Opera Omaha Features ‘Suor Angelica’

Suor Angelica is an opera composed by Giacomo Puccini. It tells the story of Sister Angelica; a woman forced by her Noble family to join a convent and give up the child she birthed out of wedlock.

Opera Omaha brought in renowned conductor Judith Yan to produce this classical piece of opera, Yan’s directing background is remarkable.

Yan grew up in Toronto, Canada. She has conducted for major companies in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. Directing opera, symphony, and ballet is just cross-training for her. She was a staff conductor for the San Francisco Opera and a Canadian Opera Company. Along with that, she was the second conductor of the National Ballet Canada.

Yan is the Guest Conductor for Suor Angelica with Opera Omaha. The opera premieres this