BERLIOZ Le Corsaire Overture

September 6

Ken-David Masur, conductor and Johannes Moser, cello – also SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1 and RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade (recorded Jan. 24, 2015)

Madame Butterfly (in Italian)

September 5

Giacomo Puccini Puccini’s heartbreaking tale of innocence, betrayal and sacrifice returns in a bold and beautiful production by Jun Kaneko, designer of San Francisco Opera’s […]

Norma (in Italian)

September 12

Vincenzo Bellini In Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece, a Druid high priestess betrays her people by falling in love with an occupying Roman soldier. When the […]

Susannah (in English)

September 19

Carlisle Floyd In the backwoods of Tennessee, a beautiful young woman is accused of indecent behavior after she is discovered bathing naked in a stream. […]

A Masked Ball (in Italian)

September 26

Giuseppe Verdi A Swedish king laughs off a fortune-teller’s warning of a plot against his life. But when his closest aide discovers the monarch is […]

Partenope (in Italian)

October 3

George Frideric Handel Disguises and cross-dressing reveal deep truths about the human heart in Handel’s brilliantly entertaining comedy about Queen Partenope of Naples and her […]

Cinderella (in Italian)

October 10

Gioachino Rossini Thanks to her open heart and determination, Cinderella triumphs over her mean-spirited relatives in Rossini’s sparkling version of the story. Karine Deshayes, lauded […]

La bohème (in Italian)

October 17

Giacomo Puccini When an aspiring poet falls in love with a fragile seamstress, their intense passion is only matched by their youthful idealism. Can their […]