|THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, October 19-27, 2013
The Norwegian coast is the setting for this stormy saga of an ancient sea captain condemned to sail his phantom ship throughout eternity, unless he finds a faithful wife to release the curse. Regarded as the start of the mature Wagner canon, The Flying Dutchman continues to enchant audiences 170 years after its premiere.
|LA TRAVIATA, November 16-24, 2013
18th century Paris. Frail Violetta, afflicted with consumption but consumed by love, abandons her life as a courtesan and begins a new one with young Alfredo. Her racy reputation follows her, however, threatening to ruin the reputation of the nobleman's family. Will their new love blossom or wilt? Verdi's La Traviata is the most-performed opera in the world.
|A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, April 5-13, 2014
The company premiere of Grammy Award-winning composer William Bolcom's opera. Eddie Carbone is an Italian American longshoreman in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn in the 1950s. When his wife’s cousin, Rodolpho, illegally immigrates to America, he falls in love with Eddie’s niece, Catherine. Unable to come to terms with his own taboo feelings for his niece, Eddie embarks down a tragic path that affects the entire community. Libretto by Arthur Miller, based on his play of the same name. Not to be missed!
|TURANDOT, May 10-18, 2014
In ancient Peking, a beautiful, bloodthirsty princess, Turandot, resolves to never let any man possess her. Any suitor must answer three riddles, or die. But a mysterious suitor enters with a riddle of his own. After winning her hand, the incognito prince of Tartary risks his head again, to win her heart. Puccini’s final opera is also his most musically adventurous.