Samantha Hankey & Hailey Clark Lead Palm Beach Opera’s ‘Così fan tutte’

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Dario Acosta)

Palm Beach Opera is set to present Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” on Feb. 24-26 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

The company will showcase Chief Conductor David Stern leading a production by Fenlon Lamb.

The opera will star Hailey Clark as Fiordiligi and mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as Dorabella. Rising Houston Grand Opera star Thomas Glass will perform as Guglielmo, and American baritone Dennis Jesse will appear as Don Alfonso. Duke Kim rounds out the cast as Ferrando and while Madison Leonard interprets Despina.

Hankey, Glass, Jesse, and Leonard will all make their house debuts in this production.

In a statement, Palm Beach Opera Artistic Director David Walker said, “The wit, charm, and sheer beauty of this masterpiece is sure to leave a lasting impression.”