By David Salazar
Sarasota Opera is set to present a summer movies series starting on May 22, 2022.
The company will kick the series off with the Royal Opera House’s production of “Rigoletto” starring Carlos Álvarez, Liparit Avetisyan, Lisette Oropesa, Brindley Sherratt, and Ramona Zaharia. Antonio Pappano conducts.
Performance Date: May 22, 2022
Next up is La Scala’s “Turandot” with an alternate ending by Luciano Berio. The cast stars Nina Stemme, Giorgio Mereghi, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, and Maria Agresta. Riccardo Chailly conducts.
Performance Date: June 26, 2022
Ambrosio Maestri, Jürgen Sacher, and Maija Kovalevska star in Verdi’s “Falstaff” from the Staatsoper Hamburg. Calixto Bieito directs.
Performance Date: July 10, 2022
Pretty Yende, Stephen Costello, Dimitri Platania, Kseniia Nikolaieva, David Shipley, Angela Simkin, Germán E. Alcántara, Andrés Presno, and Jeremy White headline the Royal Opera House’s “La Traviata.”
Performance Date: August 7, 2022
The series draws to a close with the Teatro Real de Madrid’s “Rusalka” starring Asmik Grigorian, Eric Cutler, Karita Mattila, and Katarina Dalayman.
Performance Date: August 21, 2022