Michigan Opera Theater moves Cavalleria Rusticana performance to June – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan Opera Theater management has postponed the premiere performance for the 2021-2022 season.
A concert version of Cavalleria rustiqueana was scheduled to be performed at the Meadow Brook Amphitheater on May 15, 2021. MOT officials have postponed the event to June 12, 2021 to allow for more favorable weather conditions.
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Safety measures and social distancing precautions have already been put in place by the Michigan Opera Theater and staff at 313 Presents for the event. They will continue to operate with public safety as a top priority.
Michigan Opera Theater artistic director Yuval Sharon said that although they are postponing the event, international cast will now be able to attend the new performance date.
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“In addition to Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jader Bignami, MOT Conductor and MOT Associate Artistic Director Christine Goerke, this concert will feature Brian Jagde, internationally renowned for his interpretation of Turridu; Alfred Walker, a regular at the Metropolitan Opera, in the role of Alfio; Ronnita Miller and Mamma Lucia; and Catherine Martin, recently considered Waltruate in TWILIGHT: GODS, like Lola. It’s as perfect a cast as you can imagine for this job! Sharon said.
This event is a collaboration between MOT and DSO, as they both have a historic first year of new artistic leadership.
Tickets from the original date will be honored on the new postponed date. If ticket holders have any conflicts with the new date, they can request a refund until May 28 through Ticketmaster.com or by calling 313-471-7443.
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