Sunday, February 6, 2 pm
Tuesday, February 8, 7:30 pm

Sponsored by:
Bud & Betty Shapiro

PERFORMED AT THE PALLADIUM
Sung in English with English text above the stage

Semele, the latest mortal dalliance of Jupiter, becomes convinced that she won’t be happy until she is made immortal. Opposing her plan is Juno, Jupiter’s long-suffering wife, who schemes Semele’s downfall.

Handel’s brilliant English opera, set to a comic libretto by Restoration poet William Congreve, shows a full range of innocent love, nearly unchecked libido, jealous rage, ambition, regret and triumph.

The score includes such familiar favorites as “Where e’er you walk,” “Iris, hence away!” and “Myself I shall adore.”

Featuring

Semele - Holly Flack
Jupiter - Kyle Tomlin
Juno - Sara Couden
Cadmus - Christopher Nazarian
Athamas - Ryan Belongie
Iris - Stephanie Jabre

Cover Cast

Semele - Megan Brunning
Jupiter - Kevin Mitchell
Juno - Erin Rosales
Cadmus - Andrew Boisvert
Athamus - David Smith
Iris - Lauren Williams

Production Team

Stage Director - Karl Hesser
Piano - Richard Cordova
Chroeographer -Daryl Gray

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