PRESS RELEASE: Cult of Orpheus Event at Jade Lounge, Dec. 27

Christopher Corbell performs poetry and art-song with Cult of Orpheus “Viva’s Holiday” composer premieres new works and highlights local talent On the heels of his successful three-night, sold-out opera premiere, underground-classical troubadour Christopher Corbell brings a more-intimate act to the Jade Lounge for an evening of poetry and music. The performance will feature several premieres

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All Classical FM Northwest Previews interview

Andrea Murray from Portland’s All Classical FM interviewed Christopher Corbell and Viva Las Vegas about the Viva’s Holiday opera premiere. Excerpts from the opera are included, as well as some snippets from Bergerette’s recent recordings of the two Baudelaire song settings. Enjoy! You can buy tickets or follow the Facebook event at

Press Release: Viva’s Holiday now sponsored by Opera Theater Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORTLAND, OR OCTOBER 26, 2015 VIVA’S HOLIDAY OPERA PREMIERE: NOW SPONSORED BY OPERA THEATER OREGON Independent opera non-profit partners with composer-produced “Magic Gardens” opera project Viva’s Holiday, the most exciting opera premiere of the season, is a one-act opera that relates a story of a Portland stripper going home to visit her

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Stage Positions Available

We are just over two months away from the world premiere of Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act, at the Star Theater in Portland. Rehearsals are beginning and excitement is building! The production is seeking people to support staging and house operations during the show, which will run Dec. 2, 3, and 4, 2015.

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Congratulations to our world premiere cast!

After four different audition dates and dozens of wonderful singers participating we’re thrilled to announce that the stage cast has been selected for the world premiere of Viva’s Holiday: Helen Funston, soprano, as Viva Bobby Jackson, bass-baritone, as Dad Sadie Gregg, mezzo-soprano, as Mom Matt Storm, tenor, as Brother This is a fantastic cast to

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Cast Auditions for Viva’s Holiday

UPDATE: our two scheduled audition days are now fully booked! Thanks to everyone who has expressed interest. If you are a singer who did not get a chance to audition this time we’d love to stay in touch for future productions – give us a “Like” on the Cult of Orpheus Facebook page to stay

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