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The Consul

Music and Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti

Directed by Andreas Mitisek

Hailed by the New York Times as "an opera of eloquence, momentousness, and intensity of expression... written from the heart," The Consul is an essential modern opera. Starring Patricia Racette in her debut as Magda, this production will be a new experience for all of a beloved opera. Learn more...

 

Elizabeth Cree

Music by Kevin Puts and Libretto by Mark Campbell

Directed by David Schweizer

A suspenseful and thrilling tale set against the gaslit backdrop of Victorian London. On trial for her husband's murder, Elizabeth weaves the story of her days in an English music hall and the grisly slayings surrounding it. Fact and fiction blur in this world premiere co-production with Opera Philadelphia and Hackney Empire. Based on the novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree by Peter Ackroyd. Learn more...

 

Il Pigmalione & Rita 

Music by Gaetano Donizetti

Directed by Amy Hutchison

A double bill spanning the life and career of opera's premier bel canto composer, framed in the world of quintessential Italian cinema. Donizetti's first work and one of his last, both of which he never lived to see performed, are presented together as an exploration of love, fantasy, and the blurry lines between them. Learn more...

 

Andreas Mitisek,
Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson Artistic Director

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