North Carolina Opera 2022-2023 Season

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Performed in Italian with English supertitles.


Friday  January 27, 2023 | 7:30PM
Sunday  January 29, 2023 | 2:00PM
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The devilishly charming Don Juan has seduced one woman too many, and on this day the tables are turned against him. Mozart’s masterpiece depicts one of the most memorable characters in all opera.

Featuring Mary Dunleavy, Sylvia d’Eramo, Timothy MurrayAlex McKissick, Helen Huang, and Zachary Nelson
Conducted by Joseph Mechavich, Directed by Brenna Corner

DON GIOVANNI is generously underwritten by Rosemarie Sweeney and C. Thomas Kunz.

Company Premiere!

Performed in English with English supertitles.

Gershwin // PORGY AND BESS

Co-production with Opera Carolina

Friday  April 14, 2023 | 7:30PM
Sunday  April 16, 2023 | 2:00PM
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The unlikely love of Porgy and Bess is challenged by both Crown and Sportin’ Life, but the real protagonists are the people of Charleston’s Catfish Row. Gershwin’s music indelibly tells their story in the great American opera.

Featuring Nicole Cabell, Kenneth Overton, Victor Ryan Robertson, Michelle Johnson, and Donovan Singletary
Conducted by James Meena

PORGY AND BESS is generously underwritten by InServ.

Previously This Season

Company Premiere!

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Puccini // MANON LESCAUT in Concert

Sunday  October 2, 2022 | 2:00PM
Meymandi Concert Hall

Two young people are passionately in love, but her taste for the finer things in life leads them both astray. Puccini’s first hit features his most ardent love duet as we follow the lovers from their first meeting to their tragic end.

Featuring Marina Costa-Jackson, Jonathan Burton, Levi Hernandez, and Donald Hartmann
Conducted by Antony Walker

MANON LESCAUT is generously underwritten by Ross Lampe, Jr.

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