Luisi; Gerzmava, Byström, Malfi, Appleby, Keenlyside, Plachetka
Luisi; Rebeka, Frittoli, Erdmann, Vargas, Kwiecien, Pisaroni
Levine; Fleming, Kringelborn, Hong, Groves, Terfel, Furlanetto, Relyea
Gerald Finley is the amoral but charismatic Don Giovanni, a man who is fascinated by every woman and whose seductions are legendary. He’s also a murderer and a rapist, and this time he has finally gone too far. The ebullient Bryn Terfel is Giovanni’s sidekick and servant, Leporello, who keeps the Don’s book of conquests up to date and aids him in his shenanigans. Marina Rebeka and Ellie Dehn also star as Donna Anna and Donna Elvira, women Giovanni has crossed and who now want vengeance. Matthew Polenzani is the understanding Don Ottavio, and Isabel Leonard is Zerlina, the peasant girl who keeps slipping out of the Don’s grasp at the last minute. It’s up to James Morris as the Commendatore to bring Don Giovanni to justice from beyond the grave. Andrew Davis conducts.
Hansel and Gretel
Dec 18-Jan 8
Returning for the holidays, this season's family entertainingment is richard Jone' witty production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, in whcih two children facre against a wicked witch.