Opera in the Heights - 2017- 2018 Season
LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT
The Daughter of the Regiment
A military brat, her aristocratic heritage, and her hilarious trials of love.
Vive la France! Vive l’amour! Donizetti, the great master of Italian opera, proved he could do it all with this French romantic comedy that charms and dazzles as one of the most spectacular vocal showcases in all of opera.
PERFORMED IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES
Sep. 29 – 7:30 PM
Oct. 1 – 2:00 PM
Oct. 5 – 7:30 PM
Oct. 7 – 7:30 PM
THE MAGIC FLUTE
A mysterious rescue mission, the otherworldly power of music, and the infinite struggle between darkness and light.
Mozart’s sublime score and his cast of wildly colorful characters make Magic Flute one of the most beloved operas in the world. Prince Tamino’s quest for love and truth is a timeless classic for seasoned opera fans and an ideal first opera for new and young audiences.
PERFORMED IN GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES
Nov. 10 – 7:30 PM
Nov. 11 – 7:30 PM
Nov. 12 – 2:00 PM
Nov. 17 – 7:30 PM
Nov. 18 – 7:30 PM
Nov. 19 – 2:00 PM
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
Forbidden love, a dark prophecy, and ultimate betrayal.
Riccardo, a king loved by his people, has two problems: there are conspirators plotting his assassination, and he is in love with his best friend’s wife. It’s about to get messy at the king’s masked ball. Verdi’s emotionally charged thriller represents the quintessential master of opera at the peak of his compositional powers.
PERFORMED IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES
Feb. 16 – 7:30 PM
Feb. 18 – 2:00 PM
Feb. 22 – 7:30 PM
Feb. 24 – 7:30 PM
Young love, relentless optimism, and a whirlwind voyage around the world.
Based on Voltaire’s novel, Candide takes its title character and its audience on a thrilling and often absurd journey full of laughs, hardship, and unexpected life lessons. Leonard Bernstein’s brilliant score has made this operetta a favorite amongst devotees of both opera and more popular forms of musical theatre. To quote one of its many memorable tunes, it is “the best of all possible worlds!” Opera in the Heights is proud to present this modern classic to honor Mr. Bernstein’s centennial year.
Apr. 13 – 7:30 PM
Apr. 15 – 2:00 PM
Apr. 19 – 7:30 PM
Apr. 21 – 7:30 PM
Please note our performance schedule:
1st Week: Friday night and Sunday matinee.
2nd Week: Thursday night and Saturday night.
The Magic Flute: Includes two additional performances.
Single tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 1.
*Children's Opera Series productions are only available as single ticket purchases
Lucinda y Las Flores De La Nochebuena
Composer, Evan Mack
Librettist, Joshua McGuire
The coming of age Mexican Christmas folk tale revealing the moral that any gift is beautiful because it is given, featuring Mexican folk tunes and traditional Christmas carols. Tickets: Adults $20, Children $10