Opera San José to Revive ‘Cinderella’

By Francisco Salazar

Opera San José is set to present the international operatic conducting debut of prodigy composer/musician Alma Deutscher.

Deutscher will will take the podium for a production of her landmark opera, “Cinderella,” based on the classic fairytale.

The company will revive the 2017 production which sold out the California Theatre and marked the American premiere of the opera. Director Brad Dalton will return to revive his original production and the opera will star Natalia Santaliz as Cinderella, Stacey Tappan as Griselda, Rena Harms as The Stepmother, and Megan Esther Grey as Emeline.

Cinderella will be sung in English, with English supertitles. The opera is set to be performed from Nov. 12–27, 2022.