The Opera House
Saturdays @ 1pm

10/14

San Francisco Opera
Wolfgang Rennert, conductor
Richard Bradshaw, chorus director

Richard Strauss:  Arabella

Arabella: Kiri Te Kanawa; Mandryka: Ingvar Wixell; Zdenka: Barbara Daniels; Matteo: William Lewis; Count Theodor Waldner: Alexander Malta; Countess Waldner: Sona Cervena; Count Elemer: Michael Ballam; Fiakermilli: Erie Mills; Count Lamoral: Kevin Langan; Count Dominik: John Brandstetter

10/21

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Duain Wolfe, chorus director

Giuseppe Verdi:  Falstaff

Sir John Falstaff: Ambrogio Maestri; Alice Ford: Eleonora Buratto; Ford: Luca Salsi; Nannetta: Rosa Feola;  Fenton: Saimir Pirgu; Mistress Quickly: Daniela Barcellona; Meg Page: Laura Polverelli; Bardolfo: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani; Pistola: Luca Dall'Amico; Dr. Caius: Saverio Fiore

10/28

Caramoor Opera
Will Crutchfield, conductor
Rachelle Jonck, chorus director

Gaetano Donizetti:  Lucrezia Borgia

Lucrezia Borgia: Angela Meade; Maffio Orsini: Tamara Mumford; Gennaro: Michele Angelini; Alfonso D'Este: Christophoros Stamboglis; Jeppo Liverotto: Sungwook Kim; Don Apostolo Gazella: Hans Tashjian; Ascanio Petrucci: Kyle Oliver; Oloferno Vitellozzo: William Hearn;
Rustighello: Cameron Schutza; Gubetta: Joseph Beutel; Astolfo: Zachary Altman

11/4

Caramoor Opera
Will Crutchfield, conductor
Rachelle Jonck, chorus director

Vincenzo Bellini:  Il Pirata

Imogene: Angela Meade; Gaultiero: Santiago Ballerini; Ernesto: Harold Wilson

11/11

Opera Southwest
Anthony Barrese, conductor
Kristin Ditlow, chorus director

Gioacchino Rossini:  Tancredi

Tancredi: Heather Johnson; Amenaide: Lindsay Ohse; Argirio: Heath Huberg; Orbazzano: Matthew Curran; Isaura: Madelyn Wanner; Roggiero: Chelsea Duval-Major

11/18

Opera Southwest
Anthony Barrese, conductor
Paul Bower, chorus director

Franco Faccio:  Amleto

Amleto (Hamlet, Prince of Denmark): Alex Richardson; Claudio (Claudius, King of Denmark): Shannon De Vine;  Polonio (Polonius, Lord Chamberlain): Matthew Curran; 
Orazio (Horatio, Amleto’s friend): Joseph Hubbard;  Marcello (Marcellus, a Sentry): Paul Bower;  Laerte (Laertes, Polonio’s son): Javier Gonzalez;  Ofelia (Ophelia, Polonio’s daughter):  Abla Lynn Hamza;  Geltrude (Gertrude, Queen of Denmark): Caroline Worra; 
Lo Spettro (the Ghost):  Jeff Beruan;  Un Sacerdote (a Priest):  Paul Bower;  Un Araldo (a Herald): Jonathan Charles Tay;  Il Re Gonzaga (King Gonzaga, an Actor): Jonathan Charles Tay;  La Regina (The Queen, an Actress): Heather Youngquist;  Luciano (Sir Luciano, an Actor): Jeffrey Beruan;  Primo Becchino (Gravedigger): Matthew Curran

11/25

Arizona Opera
Joseph Mechavich, conductor
Henri Venanzi, chorus director

Craig Bohmler:  Riders of the Purple Sage

Jane Withersteen: Laura Wilde;  Lassister: Joshua Jeremiah; Bern Venters: Joshua Dennis; Bess: Amanda Opuszynski; Bishop Dyer: Kristopher Irmiter; Elder Tull: Keith Phares;  Judkins: Hugo Vera;  Rustler 1: John Kraft;  Rustler 2: Vassilios Makavos

12/2

The Metropolitan Opera
James Levine, conductor

Giuseppe Verdi:  Requiem

Krassimira Stoyanova, soprano;  Ekaterina Semenchuk, mezzo-soprano;  Aleksandrs Antonenko, tenor;  Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass

12/9

The Metropolitan Opera
Evan Rogister, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  The Magic Flute

Pamina:  Hanna-Elisabeth Muller;  Queen of the Night:  Kathryn Lewek;  Tamino:  Charles Castronovo;  Papageno:  Nathan Gunn;  Speaker:  Alfred Walker;  Sarastro:  Tobias Kehrer

12/16

The Metropolitan Opera
Joseph Colaneri, conductor

Vincenzo Bellini:  Norma

Norma:  Angela Meade;  Adalgisa:  Jamie Barton;  Pollione:  Joseph Calleja;  Oroveso:  Matthew Rose

12/23

The Metropolitan Opera
Harry Bicket, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Le Nozze di Figaro

Countess Almaviva:  Rachel Willis-Sorensen;  Susanna:  Christiane Karg;  Cherubino:  Serena Malfi;  Count Almaviva:  Luca Pisaroni;  Figaro:  Adam Plachetka

12/30

The Metropolitan Opera
Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehar:  The Merry Widow

Hanna Glawari:  Susan Graham;  Valencienne:  Andriana Chuchman;  Danilo:  Paul Groves;  Camille de Rosillon:  Taylor Stayton;  Baron Mirko Zeta:  Thomas Allen