Dateline

Dateline     

by TRISTAN KRAFT

ASH LAWN OPERA FESTIVAL (Paramount Theater, Charlottesville,
     434-979-1333; 
 www.ashlawnopera.org)
Aug. 3m Carousel (Rodgers). Albrink, Leemhuis, A. M. Moore; Bonner, Duncan; Kalbfleisch, de los Santos,
     Piñeiro/LeBlanc. Also 5, 7, 9, 11m

ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL (Wheeler Opera House,
     970-925-9042; 
 www.aspenmusicfestival.com)
Aug. 1 Gianni Schicchi/Suor Angelica (Puccini). Cast TBA; Netopil, Marvel, TBA. Also 3, 5
Aug. 15 L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). Cast TBA; Glover, Berkeley, TBA. Also 17

BARD SUMMERSCAPE (Richard B. Fisher Center for the Perf. Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson,
     845-758-7900; 
 www.fishercenter.bard.edu/summerscape)
Aug. 2 Oresteia (Taneyev). Cast TBA; Botstein, Strassberger, Boyd/Ullrich. Also 4m
Aug. 18 Perséphone/Oedipus Rex (Stravinsky). In concert

CENTRAL CITY OPERA (Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver,
     303-292-6700; 
 www.centralcityopera.org)
Aug. 6 Show Boat (Kern). McMahon, Pulley; T. Cook; France, Roderick, J. Youmans/TBA. Also 7, 8, 9, 10m, 10, 11m

GLIMMERGLASS FESTIVAL (Alice Busch Opera Theater, Cooperstown,
     607-547-2255; 
 www.glimmerglass.org)
Aug. 1 Camelot (Loewe). Chuchman; Pittsinger, Gunn; Lowe, Longbottom, Depinet/Tazewell. Also 3m, 5m, 11m, 13m,
     15, 17m, 23m, 23
Aug. 2 King for a Day (Verdi). Costa-Jackson, Echols; Lawrence, O’Halloran, Hardy; Colaneri, Räth, C. Watson. Also
     6m, 8, 10m, 17, 19m, 24
Aug. 3 The Little Match Girl Passion (Lang). Sierra; Costanzo; Scappucci, Lang, M. Kellogg/ Goldenberg. Stabat Mater
     (Pergolesi). Williamson, Mintzer; Porter, Zaremba; Moody, Zambello, M. Kellogg/Goldenberg. Also 9, 18m, 22
Aug. 4m Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). M. Moore; McKinny, J. H. Morris, Volpe; Keenan, Zambello,
     Noone/Teague. Also 10, 12m, 16, 20m, 24m

MEROLA OPERA PROGRAM (Everett Middle School, San Francisco, 415-565-6427;  www.merola.org)
Aug. 1 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Cast TBA; X. Zhang, Guarino, TBA. Also 3m

MOSTLY MOZART (Clark Studio Theater; Rose Theater, New York, 212-721-6500;  www.mostlymozart.org)
Aug. 10 The Whisper Opera (Lang). Arnold; Findlay; International Contemporary Ensemble. Also 11, 12, 13
Aug. 11 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Tatulescu, Persson, Frenkel; Müller-Brachmann, Trekel; I. Fischer, I. Fischer,
     Szakács. Also 13, 15 (semi-staged)

MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST (Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara,
     805-969-4726; 
 www.musicacademy.org)
Aug. 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart). Cast TBA; W. Jones, D. Paul, TBA. Also 4m

OHIO LIGHT OPERA (Freedlander Theatre, Wooster, 330-263-2345;  www.wooster.edu/ohiolightopera)
Aug. 1m Silk Stockings (Porter). Also 9m
Aug. 1 H.M.S. Pinafore (Sullivan). Also 10m
Aug. 2m Lady Be Good (Gershwin). Also 4m, 9
Aug. 2 The Gypsy Baron (J. Strauss). Also 7m
Aug. 3m The Gondoliers (Sullivan). Also 10
Aug. 3 The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (Offenbach). Also 6m, 8m
Aug. 8 The King and I (Rodgers)

OPERA NORTH (Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH, 603-448-4141;  www.operanorth.org)
Aug. 3 South Pacific (Rodgers). K. Costello, TBA, Fajardo; H. Wilson, Carroll, TBA; Burkot, TBA, S. Z. Rogers/TBA. Also 8m, 9, 15, 17
Aug. 6 Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti). K. Kim; Ramsey, D. Kim, TBA; Barrese, Araoz, S. Z. Rogers/Fritz. Also 10,
     14, 16
Aug. 7m Little Women (Adamo). K. Choi, A. N. Johnson, J. Macneil, D. Thompson; Bowden, Manalad, Coates, Dobak;
     Burkot, Boris, TBA/Fritz. Also 11m

RAVINIA FESTIVAL (Pavilion, Highland Park; Trinity Episcopal Church, IL,
     847-266-5100;
  www.ravinia.org)
Aug. 3 Aida (Verdi). L. Moore, DeYoung; Alagna, Delavan, M. Robinson, Creswell; Conlon. In concert
Aug. 17 The Burning Fiery Furnace (Britten). Phan, Addis; Conlon, Ehrman, TBA

SANTA FE OPERA (Santa Fe Opera Theater, 800-280-4654;  www.santafeopera.org)
Aug. 1 La Donna del Lago (Rossini). DiDonato, Barcellona; Brownlee, Tigges, Barbera; S. Lord, P. Curran, Knight. Also
     6, 14, 19
Aug. 2 La Traviata (Verdi). Rae; Fabiano, R. Wood; Hussain, Pelly, C. Thomas/Pelly. Also 5, 10, 16, 22
Aug. 3 Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart). Oropesa, Phillips, Fons; Z. Nelson, Okulitch; J. Nelson, Donnell, P. Brown. Also
     July 8, 13, 20, 23
Aug. 7 La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein (Offenbach). Graham, Matanovič; Appleby, Michie, Pegram, Burdette;
     Villaume, Blakeley, Linford/Schuppen. Also 15, 21, 24
Aug. 9 Oscar (Morrison). World premiere. Stober; Daniels, Burden, D. Croft; Rogister, Newbury, Korins/Woolard.
     Also 12, 17
Aug. 10 Noye’s Fludde (Britten). Shattles; Dunbar; Clawson, Gordon, TBA. Also 11m

SEATTLE OPERA (Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 800-426-1619;  www.seattleopera.org)
Aug. 4 Das Rheingold (Wagner). Blythe, Beer, Harmer; Grimsley, Schowalter, Fink; Fisch, Wadsworth,
     Lynch/Pakledinaz. Also 12, 20
Aug. 5 Die Walküre (Wagner). Mellor, Wray, Blythe; Skelton, Grimsley, Silvestrelli; Fisch, Wadsworth,
     Lynch/Pakledinaz. Also 13, 21
Aug. 7 Siegfried (Wagner). Mellor, Beer; Vinke, Fink, Petersen, Grimsley; Fisch, Wadsworth, Lynch/Pakledinaz. Also
     15, 23
Aug. 9 Götterdämmerung (Wagner). Mellor, Harmer, Blythe; Vinke, Brück, Sumegi; Fisch, Wadsworth,
     Lynch/Pakledinaz. Also 17, 25

TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL (Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, 617-266-1492;  www.bso.org)
Aug. 1 Curlew River (Britten)/Dido and Aeneas (Purcell). Cast TBA; M. Morris, M. Morris, Bordo & Moyer/Van Loon &
     Moyer
Aug. 12 Written on Skin (Benjamin)

UNION AVENUE OPERA (Union Avenue Christian Church, St. Louis,
     314-361-2881; 
 www.unionavenueopera.org)
Aug. 16 Die Walküre (Wagner/Dove). LoBianco, Smoke, Quagliata; Taylor, Bruno, Whitson; Schoonover, K. C. Miller,
     Huber/Doggett. Also 17, 23, 24 (abridged)

UTAH FESTIVAL OPERA COMPANY (Ellen Eccles Theatre, Logan, 800-262-0074;  www.ufoc.org)
Aug. 1 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Lloyd Webber). Van Niel, V. Ballam; Hoover, TBA, Cherry,
     Reardon; Turner, Rachelle, TBA. Also 8m, 9
Aug. 2m Fiddler on the Roof (Bock). V. Ballam, O. B. Blair, Rachelle; M. Ballam, Espinosa, TBA; Keitner, Harrer, TBA.
     Also 8, 10
Aug. 2 Otello (Verdi). Hanson; DeNolfo, Stearns; Turner, Helfgot, TBA. Also 10m
Aug. 3m Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner). Kataria; Irmiter, Pickle, Zuch; Keltner, Shouse, TBA. Also 9m

WOLF TRAP OPERA COMPANY (The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA, 877-965-3872; www.wolftrap.org)
Aug. 9 Falstaff (Verdi/Dove). Cox, Asselin, Gawrysiak, Sproule; Colclough, Grills, Garrett; Williamson, Zvulun,
     Rom/Tzykun. Also 11m, 14, 17
 


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