2017-2018 Season Subscription Packages
2017-18 Main Stage Productions
Donizetti: La Fille du Règiment
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
Mozart: 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
Verdi: 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
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.
PERFORMED IN ENGLISH WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES