What: Bon Operatit!, a well-seasoned trio of classical singers who take opera to the masses. New Orleans opera singers Jesse Nolan, Lauren Mouney Gisclair and Mary Penick Akin serve up a pitch-perfect pairing of opera and musical theater hits in diverse venues.
Film by: UNO student and filmmaker Elyxzedra Arendt
Editor’s Note: NolaVie partners with students of UNO professor László Zsolt Fülöp, pairing them with artists, non-profits, environmental groups, and cultural entities to facilitate a live curriculum that results in a short documentary. In this short doc, entitled In “Bon Operatit! Bringing Opera to the Big Easy,” UNO film student Elyxzedra Arendt interviews the singers and drops in on a Bourbon Street performance.