Boston Lyric Opera to Present ‘The Anonymous Lover’

By Francisco Salazar

Boston Lyric Opera is set to present a new production of “The Anonymous Lover” by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges.

The premiere includes a new adaptation by Obie Award-winning Boston playwright Kirsten Greenidge that mixes English dialogue with the original French singing.

Told in two acts over 90 minutes with no intermission, the opera will star Nardus Williams as Léontine, Omar Najmi as Valcour, Evan Hughes as Ophémon, Sandra Piques Eddy as Dorothée, Brianna J. Robinson as Jeannette, and Zhengyi Bai as Colin.

“The Anonymous Lover” will be directed by Dennis Whitehead Darling and conducted by David Angus.

The opera will be presented from Feb. 16-18, 2024 at The Huntington Theatre on Huntington Avenue.