Lina González-Granados to Lead Los Angeles Opera’s ‘The Rape of Lucretia’

By David Salazar

The Los Angeles Opera has announced that it will present a concert showcase of Benjamin Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia” on Jan. 20, 2023.

The opera will be conducted by Resident Conductor Lina González-Granados who will lead a performance headlined by singers from the company’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program.

Mezzo-soprano Sarah Saturnino will take on the lead role with baritone Ryan Wolfe as Tarquinius. Tenor Anthony Leéon will take on the male chorus with Alaysha Fox as the female chorus. Mezzo Madeleine Lyon and soprano Tiffany Townsend will interpret the roles of Bianca and Lucia while bass-baritone Alan Williams will appear as Collatinus. Rounding out the cast is bass Cedric Berry as Junius.

The performance will take place at the Colburn School’s Zipper Concert Hall.