Porgy & Bess

Porgy & Bess

George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin
Tour of the Cape Town Opera, South Africa
 
      

First Performance: Alvin Theatre, New York, October 10, 1935 
First Performance of this production at the Israeli Opera: November 12,  2010

Conductor           David Stern
Albert Horne  17.11, 18.11
Director Christine Crouse
Set and costume Designer Michael Mitchell
Lighting Designer Kobus Rossouw
Choreographer Sibonakaliso Ndaba

 
Soloists          

   

Porgy

Xolela Sixaba            

Ntobeko Rwanqa
Bess Sibongile Mngoma
Kearstin Piper Brown
Crown Ntobeko Rwanqa
Thabo Makhebesela
Sportin Life Victor Ryan Robertson
Sandile Kamle
Serena Tina Mene
Arline Jaftha
Clara Philisa Sibeko
Undertaker Nkosana Sitimela
Jake Aubrey Lodewyk
Jim Lindile Kula Sr
Maria Miranda Tini
Mingo Mthunzi Mbombela
Robbins Given Nkosi
Peter Marvin Kernelle
Lilly Jacobi De Villiers
Crab Man Vuyisile Hlaka
Strawberry woman Babongile Manga
Michelle Saldanha
Nelson Lusindiso Dubula
Frazier Nkosana Sitimela
Mr Archdale / Coroner Ralph Lawson
Detective Matthew Wild
Policeman Neil Roux
Policeman Glenn Swart

The Cape Town Opera chorus

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in English
Surtitles in English and Hebrew


Length of Performance: approximately 3 hours

 

Catfish Row comes alive on the stage of the Israeli Opera: Summertime, I Got Plenty O'Nuttin and all the Gershwins’ greatest hits in the most popular American opera of all times.


Synopsis


Dates

Fri 12.11.10 (13:00), Sat 13.11.10 (20:00), Mon* 15.11.10 (20:00),  Tues 16.11.10 (20:00),  Wed 17.11.10

(20:00),  Thurs 18.11.10 (20:00),  Fri 19.11.10 (13:00),  Sat 20.11.10 (20:00),  Mon 22.11.10 (20:00), 

Tues 23.11.10 (20:00),  Wed 24.11.10 (20:00),  Thurs 25.11.10 (20:00),  Fri 26.11.10 (13:00), Sat 27.11.10

(20:00)

*Première Performance

Ticket Prices: 175/237/304/378/428 Nis
*15 Nis more for Saturday night performances

Towards Opening: Sat 13.11.10 (11:00)

Ticket Price: 70 Nis

Before the show back stage tours: Sat 13.11 (19:00), Tue 16.11 (19:00), Tue 23.11 (19:00), Thu 25.11 (19:00)
                                                      
Ticket Price: 25 Nis


Opera TalkbackTue 16.11, Wed 17.11, Thu 25.11, Fri 26.11

 





 

 

 

 

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