2017-18 “Happily Ever After” Season

Don Pasquale  – November 3, 4 & 5, 2017

By Gaetano Donizetti
Love. ‘It’s complicated!’ Don Pasquale, believing his nephew Ernesto to be self-indulgent because he wishes to marry Norina for love, decides to disinherit him and take a bride for himself. But the clever Dr. Malatesta devises a plan that will save the day, bringing the two young lovers and Don Pasquale all together into one ‘happily ever after’ family. Sparkling with virtuosic singing and playful humor, this boisterous romp is recognized as Donizetti’s comic masterpiece.
In Italian with English supertitles

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As One – February 9, 10 & 11, 2018

Music & Concept by Laura Kaminsky Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed
A story about identity, authenticity and compassion. Two voices—Hannah before and Hannah after—share the journey of a sole protagonist in transition. With empathy and humor, we experience Hannah’s youthful challenges in a small town, her struggles with family, and her inspiring quest to find her one true self. Based, in part, on the life of acclaimed filmmaker Kimberly Reed, As One’s rich libretto and evocative melodies make for an unforgettable theater experience.
In English with English supertitles

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Candide – April 7 & 8, 2018

by Leonard Bernstein
Fast-paced, funny, and philosophical, Anchorage Opera joins nationwide celebrations of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary. Based on the story by Voltaire, Candide sets off with his friends to find the true meaning of life. Their exploits along the way, including separation, war, mistaken identity, kidnapping, murder, and a shipwreck, but they never give up their search for truth in this “best of all possible worlds.” A joint production with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Randall Craig Fleischer, Conductor with staging by Anchorage director Teresa K. Pond. Full of soaring arias and the rightly celebrated Overture, which has become one of Bernstein’s signature pieces, Candide is a treat for opera and Broadway fans alike.
In English with English supertitles

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