Classical Music Performances: New Orleans Opera Association
Richard Strauss “Salome”
Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts | New Orleans | Box office: 504-529-3000 | 800-881-4459 | www.neworleansopera.org
General and Artistic Director Robert Lyall leads the association in a glorious season of intrigue and passion on the Placido Domingo Stage of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. Elsewhere in the city, watch for Opera On Tap, fine regional singers in casual concerts in local clubs.
Richard Strauss’ “Salome” (March 2, 4). The Biblical story of King Herod’s obsession with his wildly temperamental stepdaughter unfolds in a fantastic setting that shocks and thrills.
Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” and Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” (April 27, 29). A special double-bill brings powerful stories of jealousy and passion. Featuring Clifton Forbis, Mark Rucker, Inna Dukach, David Adam Moore.