C Cold Mountain | Santa Fe, NM
August 1, 5
World Premiere of ‘Cold Mountain’ at Santa Fe Opera
Isabel Leonard will create the role of Ada in the world premiere of Cold Mountain this summer at Santa Fe Opera, with music by Jennifer Higdon and a libretto by Gene Scheer. The work is based on the Civil War-era novel of the same name, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Frazier. The principal cast includes Nathan Gunn as Inman, Emily Fons as Ruby, and Jay Hunter-Morris as Teague, with Miguel Harth-Bedoya leading the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. Leonard Foglia directs this Robert Brill-designed production, with costumes by David C. Woolard.
Metropolitan Opera Summer Recitals
This month, Isabel Leonard joins soprano Janai Brugger, baritone Nathan Gunn, and pianist Dan Saunders for two Metropolitan Opera Summer Recitals. The first takes place at the Central Park SummerStage on June 15, followed by a performance at Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 1 on June 17. For more information on the series including a complete schedule visit MetOpera.org.
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