Opera Parallèle has announced its 2017-18 season.
The season opens on Oct. 11 with an Up Close and Parallèle Annual Gala entitled “Make Our Garden Grow.” The gala will honor Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, American Conservatory Theater, Opera Parallèle Advisory Council Board Member, and Champion of the Arts.
It will be followed by a production of Academy Award nominee Rachel Portman’s “The Little Prince” conducted by Nicole Paiement. The opera will star Hannah Gonzales and Erin Enriquez alternating as The Little Prince, Aleksandra Romano, Kindra Scharich, Sabrina Romero, Maggie Finnegan and Samuel Faustine. The opera will be performed Dec. 1, 2 and 3, 2018.
On Jan. 18 and 20, 2018 Marcus Shelby’s “Harriet’s Spirit” will make its world premiere starring Tiffany Austin as Harriet Tubman and Christabel Nunoo as Modesty