Alcina

Too Much is Never Enough

Alcina is quite possibly Handel's most magnificent opera, endowed with extraordinary musical riches and opportunities for highly theatrical staging. Two exceptional women lie at the story's heart: Alcina is a potent magician, which Bradamante counters with self-confidence and determination on her quest to rescue her fiancé Ruggiero from Alcina's sorcery. If she succeeds, they will escape and no doubt live happily ever after. If not, Ruggiero will be transformed into the newest trophy in Alcina's enormous gallery of former loves. Which will it be? 


Performed at The Crosby Theatre


Season

2017

Music By

George Frideric Handel

Text By

Anonymous

Sung In

Italian

Instant Translation Screen

English
Spanish


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No one can resist the sorceress spells of Alcina. Handel's music invites a variety of allegorical interpretations, sung with an expansive emotional range of powerful vocal prowess.

Artists

Elza van den Heever
Elza van den Heever

Alcina

Anna Christy
Anna Christy

Morgana

Paula Murrihy
Paula Murrihy

Ruggiero

Daniela Mack
Daniela Mack

Bradamante

Christian Van Horn
Christian Van Horn

Melisso

Alek Shrader
Alek Shrader

Oronte

Jacquelyn Stucker
Jacquelyn Stucker

Oberto

David Alden
David Alden

Director

Harry Bicket
Harry Bicket

Conductor

Gideon Davey
Gideon Davey

Scenic and Costume Design

Malcolm Rippeth
Malcolm Rippeth

Lighting Design

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Dining

Dining

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Lectures

Lectures

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The Music

Magic in the Music

Before there was Golda, before there was Angela, before Mrs. Thatcher and Hillary, there was Alcina— the powerful sorceress who reigns over an exotic island realm of sybaritic delights with her sister, Morgana, in Handel’s spectacular Alcina.