Beethoven's Leonore

Sunday, March 5, 2017
6:00 pm

Presented at Lisner Auditorium.


Inspired by Napoleonic ideals and fervent nationalism, Leonore is best known as the first version of Beethoven’s more famous opera, Fidelio. This timeless tale of love conquering all stars American soprano Marjorie Owens, praised by The Washington Post for her “golden voice”, in the title role, heldentenor Simon O'Neill as Florestan, bass Eric Halfvarson as Rocco, soprano Celena Shafer as Marzelline and bass-baritone Alan Held as Don Pizarro. Experience the triumphs and trials of a woman who will do anything and everything to save the man she loves. This Washington, DC premiere is not to be missed!


Cast

Marjorie Owens

Leonore

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Celena Shafer

Marzelline

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SIMON O'NEILL

Florestan

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Alan Held

Don Pizarro

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ERIC HALFVARSON

Rocco

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