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Opera Lafayette presents: George Frideric Handel's Radamisto

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:30 PM

Opera Lafayette's winter program offers the first version of this Handel favorite, complete with dance. Radamisto is a drama about the taming of a powerful and ambitious king.

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Opera Lafayette presents
George Frideric Handel's Radamisto


A fully-staged production, Radamisto is directed by choreographer Séan Curran, with costumes by Amanda Shafran and stage decor by Diana Balmori.
Australian mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup makes her American debut as Radamisto, with young Israeli mezzo-soprano Hagar Sharvit as Zenobia. Renowned soprano Dominique Labelle returns as Polissena, tenor Robin Yujoong Kim makes his company debut as Tiridate, and bass-baritone Alex Rose is Farasmane. Young artists Véronique Filloux and Nola Richardson take the roles of Tigrane and Fraarte, and members of the Séan Curran Dance Company are integrated as actors into the complete production. Opera Lafayette's artistic director Ryan Brown will conduct this performance featuring The Opera Lafayette Orchestra.

Performance Timing: Act 1 - 56 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Act 2 - 49 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Act 3 - 44 min.

Photo by Louis Forget