operamission will present the North American Premiere of G. F. Händel’s first opera, Almira.
This beautiful three-act opera which was written in 1704 by the talented and precocious nineteen-year-old composer, soon to take the opera world by storm, has a libretto in both German and Italian. It was premiered in Hamburg and has never before been professionally produced outside of Germany and Austria.
Three performances: Saturday May 26, Tuesday May 29, & Thursday May 31, 2012, all at 7:30 PM at the Gershwin Hotel in New York
Staged with Baroque Orchestra
Cast:CHRISTY LOMBARDOZZI – Almira NELL SNAIDAS – Edilia KRISTEN PLUMLEY – Bellante KEITH JAMESON – Osman MICHAEL WEYANDT – Fernando KARIM SULAYMAN – Tabarco MARK RISINGER – Consalvo DAVID KRAVITZ – Raymondo JENNIFER PETERSON – Conductor JEFF CALDWELL – Stage Director
Almira, Königin von Castilien (HWV 1)
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