Opera to Go | June 16

Mary Carrick, mezzo-soprano
Bryan Stanley, piano

"L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Habanera)
From Carmen by Georges Bizet

I Wish It So
From Juno by Marc Blitzstein

“Ballad of Robin and Marian”
By Michele Brourman

“Old Friend”
From I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road by Nancy Ford

By Charlie Chaplin

“The Alto's Lament”
By Zina Goldrich

“The Stars and the Moons”
From Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown

Mary Carrick

A dynamic and versatile performer, Mary Carrick is a familiar face and voice across the Omaha metro. She’s performed with many of the area’s major organizations, theaters, and venues, including Opera Omaha, The Rose Theater, Omaha Symphony, Holland Performing Arts Center, Nebraska Wind Symphony, Performing Artist Repertory Theatre (PART), and others. Mary is a long-time company member of Opera Omaha. She originated the role of Old Catherine in the world-premiere of Stranger from Paradise. Other credits include Alms Sister in Suor Angelica, Elle in La Voix Humaine, Giovanna in Rigoletto, and Gertrude (cover) in Hansel & Gretel. Other notable area credits include Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music and Deb in Elf: The Musical (The Rose), My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra (PART), Madame Flora in The Medium (Shelterbelt Theater), and Jenny in Company (Omaha Community Playhouse). Mary is a Touring Artist with the Nebraska Arts Council and performs extensively as a solo artist across the Midwest in cabaret and concert settings. She’ll perform her show Girl Singer: Celebrating the Women Who Wrote the Songs in Omaha this fall.