Nicole Cabell, Ekaterina Siurina & Gregory Kunde Lead Pittsburgh Opera’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Pittsburgh Opera has announced its 2022-23 season with six operas, performed across a total of four different venues—the Benedum Center, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh CAPA School Theater, and Pittsburgh Opera’s headquarters the Bitz Opera Factory.

Dvořák’s “Rusalka” opens the season with Antony Walker conducting and Kristine McIntyre directing. Ekaterina Siurina stars in the title role alongside Marianne Cornetti, Hao Jiang Tian, and Jonathan Burton.

Performance Dates: Sept. 17-25, 2022 

Natasha Te Rupe Wilson, Jarrett Ott, Jazmine Olwalia, and Nicole Cabell star in Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” with Antony Walker conducting.

Performance Dates: Nov. 5-13, 2022 

Handel’s “Ariodante” is set to star Jazmine Olwalia and Emily Richter with Antony Walker conducting.

Performance Dates: Jan. 21-29, 2023

Gregory Kunde, Marianne Cornetti, Alexandra Loutsion, and Lester Lynch star in Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.” Antony Walker conducts the production by Daniel Rigazzi.

Performance Dates: March 25-April 2, 2023

Philip Venables and Ted Huffman’s “Denis & Katya” makes its Pittsburgh debut with Antony Walker conducting and Jazmine Olwalia starring as Katya.

Performance Dates: May 6-14, 2023

Daniel Bernard Roumain and Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s “We Shall Not Be Moved” makes its Pittsburgh debut with John Holiday, Daniel Shirley, Kirstin Chavéz, and Adam Richardson starring. Viswa Subbaraman conducts.

Performance Dates: May 13-21, 2023