This week’s offerings range from the modern to the classical in an assortment of options all around the continent.
Six. Twenty. Outrageous – American Opera Projects
For three days, the American Opera Projects world premieres the new opera by Daniel Thomas Davis with a cast that includes Ariadne Greif, Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, and Andrew Fuchs. The performances will take place at Symphony Space.
Written on Skin – Opera Philadelphia
George Benjamin’s opera arrives in Philadelphia for the first time on Feb. 9 and 11 for the first of four total performances. The opera stars Laren Snouffer, Mark Stone Anthony Roth Costanzo, Krisztina Szabó, and Alasdair Kent.
Parsifal – Metropolitan Opera
Audiences should head over to the Met on Saturday night for a chance to see Wagner’s final masterpiece in the production by Francois Girard. The opera boasts an all-star cast that includes René Pape, Peter Mattei, Klaus Florian Vogt and Evelyn Herlitzius, in her North American debut. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.
As One – Anchorage Opera
Laura Kaminsky’s opera continues to make the rounds, this time in Alaska for three days. The opera has garnered solid reviews from the outset and is currently a must-see opera anywhere around the world where it is shown.
The Daughter of the Regiment – Hawaii Opera Theatre
Donizetti’s French classic takes the stage with Audrey Luna, famous for her work in operas by Thomas Adès leading the cast. She is joined by Michele Angelini, who will deliver the nine high C’s in the first act, and Jake Gardner. David Angus conducts in his company debut.