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Greg Fedderly: 63 Productions, 390 Performances, and Counting

LA Opera is a family company. Nowhere is this more evident than in the returning singers that spend long stretches of their career gracing the stage at Dorothy Chandler. Greg Fedderly is the epitome of these singers. Throughout the course of LA Opera’s history, Fedderly has been in 63 productions – that’s over 390 performances in 30 years (and counting). This includes Borsa in Rigoletto (1993, 2010), Monostatos in The Magic Flute (1992, 2002, 2009), Red Whiskers in Billy Budd (2014), and many, many more.

Greg Fedderly

Greg Fedderly in his dressing room before portraying Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi (2015)

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Brenton Ryan

Brenton Ryan, PhotoIn his own words, Brenton Ryan may have once been “super shy,” but he has emerged as not only an outgoing, confident young tenor but as an artist with an unusually focused view of where he is headed.

The Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist’s emergence began 19 years ago, when his family moved from St. Louis to Sedalia, Missouri, and his mother and stepfather thrust their nine-year-old onto the community stage as a way to gain confidence and make friends.

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