November 2012 Houston Grand Opera programs

November 2012 Houston Grand Opera programs

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Don Carlos (Brandon Jovanovich) approaches a campfire that warms the Fontainebleau foresters and their families; edited image, based on a Felix Sanchez photograph, courtesy of the Houston Grand Opera.

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The Houston Grand Opera began their season broadcasts on October 27th.  Here's what is coming up this month.

11/3      Beethoven:  Fidelio (in German)

CAST:

Florestan   Simon O’Neill

Leonore   Karita Mattila

Don Pizarro   Tómas Tómasson

Rocco    Kristinn Sigmundsson

Don Fernando   Kyle Ketelsen

Marzelline   Brittany Wheeler

Jaquino   Norman Reinhardt

First Prisoner   Brendan Tuohy

Second Prisoner  Mark Diamond

11/10    Verdi:  La Traviata (in Italian)

CAST:

Violetta Valéry  Albina Shagimuratova

Alfredo Germont  Chad Shelton

Giorgio Germont  Giovanni Meoni

Gastone de Letorieres  Scott Quinn

Flora Bervoix   Catherine Martin

Baron Douphol  Boris Dyakov

Marchese d’Obigny  Mark Diamond

Doctor Grenvil  Nicholas Masters

Annina    Brittany Wheeler

Giuseppe   Brendan Tuohy

Messenger   Keenan Manceaux

11/17    Britten:  The Rape of Lucretia (in English)

CAST:

Lucretia   Michelle DeYoung

Male Chorus   Anthony Dean Griffey

Female Chorus  Leah Crocetto

Tarquinius   Jacques Imbrailo

Collatinus   Ryan McKinny

Junius    Joshua Hopkins

Bianca    Judith Forst

Lucia    Lauren Snouffer

11/24    Verdi:  Don Carlos (in French)

CAST:

Don Carlos   Brandon Jovanovich

Elisabeth de Valois  Tamara Wilson

Princess Eboli   Christine Goerke

Rodrigue   Scott Hendricks

Phillipe II   Andrea Silvestrelli

The Grand Inquisitor  Samuel Ramey

Spirit of Charles V  Oren Gradus

Thibault   Lauren Snouffer

Celestial Voice  Brittany Wheeler

Comte de Lerme  Boris Dyakov

Royal Herald   Scott Quinn

Forester   Mark Diamond



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