Pacific Opera Project Announces Fairy Tale-Themed 2021-22 Season

By David Salazar

Pacific Opera Project in California has announced its 2021-22 season, which will showcase four fairy-tale based operas.

First up will be a production of Rossini’s “La Cenerentola,” which stars Stephanie Doche in the lead role alongside E. Scott Levin, Arnold Livingston, Joel Balzun, Andrew Allan Hiers, Meagan Martin, and Chelsea Lehnea. Josh Shaw directs a production conducted by Kristin Roach. The opera will be presented in partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Performance Dates: August 27, 2021

Next up is a production of “Handel and Gretel” starring Erin Alford and Emily Rosenberg in the title roles. Josh Shaw directs.

Performance Dates: Nov. 13 – 21, 2021

Iolanta” will star Cristina J0nes, Andrew Potter, Megan Potter, and Adam Cioffari. Isaac Selya conducts a production directed by Josh Shaw.

Performance Dates: March 20 – 27, 2022

The season draws to a close with Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.”

Performance Dates: May 2022