David Portillo, Jack Swanson & Vanessa Becerra Lead Minnesota Opera’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

Minnesota Opera has announced its 2022–2023 Season marking the company’s 60th season. The season will feature five operas including two world premieres Performances will also be at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts and the Luminary Arts Center.

Ordway Series

The company will present the world premiere of “Edward Tulane” by Paola Prestini and Mark Campbell. The cast is set to include Jack Swanson, Zulimar López-Hernández, Brian Vu, and Jasmine Habersham. Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts the production by Eric Simonson.

Performance Dates: Oct. 8-16, 2022

Donizetti’s “The Daughter of the Regiment” will star Vanessa Becerra, David Portillo, Andrew Wilkowske, and Margaret Gawrysiak. John De Los Santos conducts.

Performance Dates: Feb. 4-12, 2023

Seth Carico, Symone Harcum, Sara Gartland, Thomas Glass, and Allen Michael Jones star in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Karen Kamensek conducts the production by Keturah Stickann.

Performance Dates: May 6-21, 2023

Luminary Series

Händel’s “Rinaldo” is set to star Patrick Terry, Symone Harcum, and Keely Futterer. Emily Senturia conducts the production by Mo Zhou.

Performance Dates: Nov. 19-Dec. 3, 2022

The season will also showcase “The Song Poet” by Jocelyn Hagen and Kao Kalia Yang. Jocelyn Hagen conducts the production by Rick Shiomi

Performance Dates: March 9-19, 2023