13-14 Season

13-14 Season

Prince Igor

The Kolobov Novaya Opera from Theatre of Moscow makes it Israeli debut presenting one of the greatest Russian epic tales of all time – Prince Igor. Scores of soloists, choristers and dancers perform Borodin's sweeping score which features the ever popular Polovtsian Dances.

West Side Story

Romeo and Juliet reach New York in the greatest operatic musical of all time. A vivacious production of Bernstein's timeless adaptation of the star crossed lovers from Verona performed by a young international cast.

Csardas Princess

The Budapest Operetta Theatre comes to Israel with their splashy production of The Csardas Princess. This is a story in which eventually love conquers all, a celebration of sweeping operetta melodies, colorful costumes and music that sparkles like champagne.

Un ballo in maschera

Amelia is married to Renato yet she loves Riccardo. Renato is Riccardo's best friend. Riccardo is the Governor. Ulrica the fortune teller prophesizes that Riccardo will be murdered. Love, hate, spite and revenge in one of Verdi's most beloved operas.

Don Pasquale

The vivacious Norina teaches a far from pleasant lesson to the old miser Pasquale who wishes to marry a young woman. With the help of her beloved Ernesto and their friend Malatesta the young lady strips off Pasquale from his romantic dreams.

Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Hoffmann the poet falls in love with the mechanic doll Olympia in Paris, with the unhealthy singer Antonia in Munich and with Giulietta who hosts voluptuous parties in Venice. The three faces of Eve make the centre of one of the grandest operas written for the Parisian stage.

La bohème

The ultimate and most touching operatic love story. Mimi and Rodolfo fall in love in a shabby Parisian attic and when the curtain goes down on the same attic Mimi falls dead in the arms of her beloved. A new production conducted by Daniel Oren.

Rigoletto

The womenizing Duke sings La donna e mobile as he enjoys his ongoing conquests, while his jester Rigoletto plans a personal vendetta in Verdi’s popular opera about blind love, hate and the wish for revenge.

La Traviata at the foot of Masada

The lady with camellias arrives at Masada in a new spectacular production. The ailing Violetta falls in love with Alfredo who lacks the funds to maintain their happiness.

A weekend of Mozart delights at Akko

The Masada Israeli Opera Festival spreads its wings also to Akko this summer for a weekend of Mozart delights at the Crusaders Courtyard.