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Propagator Club Reception
John’s initial introduction to opera came when a high school music teacher suggested he volunteer to usher when the Metropolitan Opera made its annual tour stop in Memphis. He has been hooked ever since! As a young singer, he appeared in Opera Memphis productions of Carmen and Tosca as well as serving as production manager for productions of Aida, La bohème, and Ariadne auf Naxos.
John has been with Opera Birmingham since 1999. In that time, he has provided many young singers the opportunity to successfully expand their repertoire, and he has also many internationally acclaimed artists to the city in both recital and staged performances.
Over the years, John has been recognized nationally for his work with Opera Birmingham. Nancy Raabe of The Birmingham News named him outstanding arts administrator in his first season and he was once named one of the Birmingham Business Journal's "Top 40 Under 40."
After the reception, stick around for July's Summer Concert Series. Enjoy Bo Barry, Tommy Stewart & JJ Paterson “Lou Rawls Review" live under the stars!
The talk and the concert are always free for Propagator Club Members.