skip navigation | text only | accessibility | site map
Washington National Opera: Falstaff (Unknown)

Washington National Opera: Falstaff

  • Oct. 10 - 30, 2009
  • Opera House
  • 2 hours, 40 minutes
  • $50.00 - $300.00
This event has already closed.
Please use the event calendar to search for current events.

About

Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff
Libretto by Arrigo Boito

What happens when an old knight who fancies himself a ladies' man sends identical letters to two married women?  Plenty, as Sir John Falstaff, Shakespeare's drunken but much beloved rascal, discovers when the merry wives of Windsor--and a few furious husbands--decide to teach him a lesson.  Verdi's last opera shows the master at the peak of his powers and displays some of his most inventive melodies.

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
The performance runs approximately 2 hours, 40 minutes, with one 25-minute intermission.
Supertitles may not be visible from the rear of the orchestra; please contact WNO Audiences Services at (202) 295-2400 for further information.

O-Zone Lecture: Free pre-performance lecture in the Opera House - Fri., Oct. 30 at 6:15 p.m.
Patrons must present a ticket or stub from any performance of this production.

Artist Q&A follows the matinee performance: Sun., Oct. 25.

Cast/Creative Team
Sir John Falstaff  Alan Opie (cast change announced on 8/26/09) 
Mrs. Alice Ford  Tamara Wilson
Nannetta  JiYoung Lee (Oct. 10, 12, 17, 21);  Micaëla Oeste (Oct. 25mat, 27, 30)
Mrs. Meg Page  Elizabeth Bishop
Ford  Timothy Mix
Mistress Quickly  Nancy Maultsby

Conductor -- Sebastian Lang-Lessing
Director -- Christian Räth
Set Design -- Hayden Griffin
Costume Design -- Michael Stennett
Lighting Design -- Mark McCullough
Choreographer -- Mimi Legat
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

This event has already closed.

Please use the event calendar to search for current events.

Loading...