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Opera del West presents: Handel’s Alcina

Thanks to our cast and crew for a wonderful performance! Stay tuned for our Spring show announcement.

Opera del West is constantly looking for new ways to excite our audiences.  Our plan for this summer is our first foray into Baroque opera – Handel’s Alcina.  This is Handel’s 30th opera, performed at Covent Garden in 1735.  If you enjoy the complex melodies of the Messiah, and want to see how Handel combines this florid music with gorgeous love stories, this is the performance for you.  Boston is filled with great early music singers, and we have hired many of them for this show.  The work will be sung in Italian with English Supertitles, and will include dance performed and choreographed by Paradise Lost.  Staged by Rebecca Miller and Music Directed by Eve Budnick
Performances are Friday, August 11 at 8pm and Sunday, August 13 at 2pm, at the Center for Arts in Natick


Alcina – Carley DeFranco, Jennifer Jaroslavsky; Rhiannon Vaughn, cover
Morgana – Laura DellaFera, Alyssa Weathersby; Katherin Kneisley, cover
Ruggiero – Tahanee Aluwihare ; Amanda Sindel-Keswick, cover
Bradamante – Elena Snow; Kathryn Tolley, cover
Oberto – Andrea Wozniak; Emily Bieber, cover
Oronte – Wes Hunter; Kartik Ayysola cover
Melisso – Junhan Choi; Chauncey Blade, cover



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