Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble Announces 2020 Festival

By David Salazar

Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble has announced its 2020 Festival, which will feature two operas under the theme of “Love For Truth.”

The first opera of the festival will be “Juana,” which will be directed by Rod Gomez with Christ Fecteau as conductor and music director. This series of perfomrances will represent the East Coast premiere of the opera by composer Carla Lucero and librettist Gaspar de Alba.

The opera explores the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Crus, an accomplished theologian, poet author, composer, artists, and architect of the 17th century.

Performance Dates: August 16, 18, 21, 27, 29, 2020

Donizetti’s famed “Anna Bolena” will be presented as the second opera of the festival. David Stech will conduct the performance. This is the first presentation of the opera by Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble since 2010.

Performance Dates: August 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 2020