The New Orleans Opera Association is performing its 66th season. In January, the world’s greatest tenor returns to New Orleans to celebrate the re-opening of the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts with a gala concert and dedication of The Placido Domingo Stage.
See the Web site or call for subscription information and updated times. www.neworleansopera.org Don Giovanni | Nov. 14 at 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at 2:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans. Mozart’s masterpiece premiered in 1787 and reigns as one of the most frequently performed operas in the world. Matthew Lata directs this more modern look at the theatrical gem; Garrett Keast conducts; featuring baritone Lucas Meachem, soprano Juliana DiGiacomo, soprano Yali-Marie William, tenor Chad Johnson, bass Daniel Mobbs, soprano Maureen McKay and baritone Kenneth Weber.
Gala Concert with Plácido Domingo | Jan. 17, at Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts. To celebrate the much anticipated re-opening of Mahalia Jackson Theatre, the world's greatest tenor returns to New Orleans to perform and inaugurate the “Plácido Domingo Stage.”
This article appears in the Winter 2008 issue of OnStage