Director of Opera and Assistant Teaching Professor
Opera News called stage director Fenlon Lamb “moving and convincing” and Seen and Heard International praised her “well-honed theatrical sensibility.” Ms. Lamb is the current Director of Opera and Vocal Programming at Bar Harbor Music Festival where she has designed and directed engaging productions of Bizet’s Carmen, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and La Cenerentola and Puccini’s La bohème.
Recent productions at regional houses across the U.S. have included Don Pasquale for the Crested Butte Music Festival, The Pearl Fishers with Dayton Opera, Die fliegende Holländer for Opera Carolina, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and La bohème with Palm Beach Opera, Hänsel und Gretel with Nightingale Opera, Werther for Mobile Opera, and both Rigoletto and Lucia di Lammermoor at Arizona Opera.
This season, she returns to Palm Beach Opera to direct Don Pasquale and makes her company debut with Opera Santa Barbara for a double-bill of Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. Previously she directed Cendrillon and Little Women for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance and joins the Conservatory faculty as Director of Opera to lead their productions of Die Zauberflöte and The Turn of the Screw.