March 14th performance has been cancelled
The performance of Roberto Devereux for Saturday, March 14th has been cancelled due to the statewide effort to curb spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). LA Opera takes the safety and health of our patrons seriously, and while this cancellation is unfortunate, it is necessary to ensure the safety of our patrons, staff and artists. As LA Opera does not have any other public performances scheduled until May 1, 2020, this is the only cancellation at this time.
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In Tudor England, Queen Elizabeth I rules (literally). Ignoring advice from the court, she declines to charge her lover with treason, but he's not making it easy for her. Behind her formidable public persona hides a fragile heart that aches to reconnect with a suitor whose loyalties are uncertain. If ever there was a diva role, this is it—careening from outbursts of rage to heartbroken laments—and soprano Angela Meade, one of today's brightest stars, promises to deliver an unforgettable performance. The magnificent tenor Ramón Vargas returns as the scoundrel at the center of all the trouble.
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- Queen Elizabeth I
- Angela Meade
- Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
- Ramón Vargas
- Sara, Duchess of Nottingham (Feb 22-March 5)
- Ashley Dixon
- Sara, Duchess of Nottingham (March 8-14)
- Raehann Bryce-Davis
- Duke of Nottingham
- Quinn Kelsey
- Duke of Nottingham (March 14)
- Kihun Yoon
- Lord Cecil
- Anthony Ciaramitaro
- Sir Walter Raleigh
- Michael J. Hawk
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Performed in Italian with English subtitles
Production from Canadian Opera Company
Running time approx: 2 hours, 45 minutes, with one intermission