Weekend Preview USA (8/11-13): Glimmerglass & Santa Fe Opera Keep Going Strong

(Credit: Santa Fe Opera)

It will be another busy weekend in the US on the opera front.

The Glimmerglass Festival continues its run of performances with “Oklahoma!” on Friday, “Xerxes” and “The Siege of Calais” on Saturday, and “Porgy and Bess” and “Scalia / Ginsberg” closing out the weekend on Sunday. There will also be a showcase of “Robin Hood” on Friday.

Over at Santa Fe, “Alcina,” starring Daniela Mack and Alek Shrader, gets a showcase on Friday, while “Lucia di Lammermoor” shows on Saturday. The company will also showcase its Apprentice Showcase Scenes on Sunday.

Wolf Trap Opera’s slate includes “The Juniper Tree” and “Bastianello” on Friday and Sunday.

Opera Steamboat also showcases “Alcina” on Saturday, while West Edge Opera will feature performances of “L’arbore di Diana” on Saturday and “Hamlet” on Sunday.

Seattle Opera continues its run of “Madame Butterfly” on Sunday and dell’Arte Opera Ensemble showcases Cavalli’s “La Calisto” on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

 

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Prior to creating OperaWire, DAVID SALAZAR, (Editor-in-Chief) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazon among others. His 2014 interview with opera star Kristine Opolais was cited in a New York Times Review. He also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism.

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