Classical 91.5

November 2016 Listings for Glimmerglass Opera

Oct 30, 2016

Classical 91.5 is bringing you two operas from the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York:  A classic Rossini melodrama La Gazza Ladra​ (The Thieving Magpie) sung in Italian, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning American drama by Robert Ward, The Crucible.

This time, listen beyond the overture! The Glimmerglass Festival performs Rossini's "La Gazza Ladra" this month.
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  11/5      Rossini: The Thieving Magpie (in Italian)
CAST:
Ninetta: Rachele Gilmore
Gottardo: Musa Ngqungwana
Fernando Villabella: Dale Travis
Giannetto: Michele Angelini
Pippo: Allegra De Vita
Isacco/Antonio: Brad Raymond
Lucia: Leah Hawkins
Fabrizio Vingradito: Calvin Griffin
The Magpie: Meg Gillentine

ENSEMBLE: Alison King, Vanessa Becerra, Ariana Douglas, Hannah Hagerty, Anne Maguire, Molly Jane Hill, Chaz’men Williams-Ali, Christopher Bozeka, David Walton, Rexford Tester, Johnathan McCullough, Makoto Winkler, Rhys Lloyd Talbot, Rafael Porto, Thomas Shivone, Simon Dyer

11/12    Ward: The Crucible (in English)

CAST:
Reverend John Hale: David Pittsinger
John Proctor: Brian Mulligan
Abigail Williams: Ariana Wehr*
Elizabeth Proctor: Jamie Barton
Reverend Samuel Parris: Adrian Kramer*
Tituba: Zoie Reams*
Ann Putnam: Gabriella H. Sam*
Thomas Putnam: Michael Miller*
Rebecca Nurse: Helena Brown*
Mary Warren: Maren Weinberger*
Judge Danforth: Jay Hunter Morris
Giles Corey: Chaz'men Williams-Ali*
Betty Parris: Mary Beth Nelson*
Francis Nurse: Zachary Owen*
Ezekiel Cheever: Ian Koziara*
Sarah Good: Meroë Khalia Adeeb*
Ruth Putnam: Emma Grimsley*
Susanna Walcott: Molly Jane Hill*

*Glimmerglass Festival Young Artist