Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts | New Orleans
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General and Artistic Director Robert Lyall again leads the association in a season of performances by some of the world’s top operatic stars. Watch for Opera On Tap in local clubs.
“ The Vampire ” (Oct. 11 and 13). Marschner’s masterpiece of 19th-century Romanticism is based on a ghost story by Lord Byron. Its gorgeous musical presentation features Nicholas Pallesen, Corey Bix, Marjorie Owens, Humphrey Davenaut and George Dibdin.
“ Noah ’s Flood” (No v. 15, 16 and 17). Benjamin Britten’s setting of the medieval Chester Miracle Play unites professional and youth musicians in a touching portrayal of the biblical account of the Great Flood. At Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans.
Massenet’s “Cinderella” (Feb. 14 and 16). A Valentine’s Day re-telling of the classic French fairy tale, featuring Judith Gauthier, Marie Lenormand, Kathryn Lewek and Francois Le Roux. At Mahalia Jackson Theater.