Music by G. F. Handel. Libretto by Nicola F. Haym.
In on of Handel's most popular operas, Queen Rodelinda endures grief, terror, and political upheaval, but remains steadfastly loyal as she waits - and works - to bring her exiled husband home.
Starring Pittsburgh Opera's Resident Artists. Jasmine Muhammad takes the title rloe of the Lombard queen Rodelinda; Corrie Stallings takes the "pants role" of Bertarido; Laurel Semerdjian portrays the lady-in-waiting Eduige, while Philliip Gay is the henchman Garibaldo. Carnegie Mellon School of Drama is once again a partner in set design, and Chatham Baroque players will lend their authentic style to the orchestral playing.
Crystal Manich directs; Baroque specialist Michael Beattie conducts.