By David Salazar
The Hawai’i Opera Theatre has announced its 2022-23 season, which will include three operas.
First up will be Nolan Gasser and Carey Harrison’s “The Secret Garden.” Karen Tiller directs the opera which will star Laura Corina Sanders and Taka Komagata. Elizabeth Askren conducts.
Performance Dates: Oct. 14 & 16, 2022
Next up will be Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore.” The opera will be presented in an English-language translation and will star Andrew Stetson, Efrain Solis, and Maria Todaro. Benjamin Makino conducts.
Performance Dates: Feb. 17 & 19, 2023
Ending the season will be Puccini’s lone comedy “Gianni Schicchi.” Blythe Kelsey, Leslie Goldman, Joshua Jeremiah, Toni Marie Palmertree, and Brian Vu will star in the one-act opera.
Performance Dates: April 28 & 30, 2023