The Barber of Seville

August 1

Gioachino Rossini Dashing Count Almaviva has lost his heart to the spunky Rosina, whose doddering guardian is determined to marry her himself. It’s Figaro to […]

The Marriage of Figaro

August 8

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart The wily barber and part-time matchmaker has finally fallen in love, but–like everything else in Figaro’s life–it’s complicated. On the eve of […]

The Ghosts of Versailles

August 15

John Corigliano and William M. Hoffman Trapped in the spirit world, the ghost of Marie Antoinette bitterly reflects on her final suffering. Her favorite playwright […]

Rigoletto (in Italian)

August 29

Giuseppe Verdi One of opera’s most vivid and compelling characters, a vengeful court jester, desperately tries to protect his daughter from disaster in this heart-wrenching […]

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 […]