hawaii opera season

CANCELLED – HOT – Salome

When:
April 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
2020-04-24T19:30:00-10:00
2020-04-24T22:30:00-10:00
Where:
Concert Hall

HOT presents
Salome
Blaisdell Concert Hall
April 24-26, 2020

She stops at nothing to get what she wants… and she wants it all

Who says opera has to be long?

Desires collide as biblical themes, eroticism, and a thirst for blood are transformed in Strauss’ take on Oscar Wilde’s probing psychological drama.  A provocative opera in one act, this controversial story has not lost its ability to shock.

Set in Biblical times, this erotically charged opera centers on a tangled triangle: the persecuted John the Baptist, a lecherous King Herod and the monarch’s pathologically seductive stepdaughter, Salome.

The cast features a quartet of HOT debuts: soprano Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs, noted for her “rapturous sound” and “charismatic stage presence,” takes on the title role opposite Canadian bass-baritone Nathan Berg as the object of her desire, Jochanaan. Famed American tenor Chris Merritt is her lust-filled step-father Herod and Greek-American mezzo-soprano Daveda Karanas is her manipulative mother Herodias.

The production will be led by HOT Principal Conductor/Artistic Director Emmanuel Plasson and directed by Karen Tiller-Polivka, in her HOT return.

-GREAT FOR: HISTORY BUFFS, HIGH-ART JUNKIES, & PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE THREE HOURS TO SIT-

Fri April 24, 2020 7:30pm
Sun April 26, 2020 4:00pm

VENUE NAME:  Blaisdell Concert Hall

SALE DATE:
Salome – Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 9am HST

TICKET PRICES:
$130 Orch A-O (center), Balc A-K
$85 Orch A-O (sides)
$85 Orch P-R, Balc L-N
$58 Orch S-X, Balc O-S
$29 Orch Y-Z
Accessible – Various prices

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HOT BO phone # 596-7858.

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Blaisdell Box Office:
Blaisdell Box Office info line: (808) 768-5252
Blaisdell Box Office TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf):  (808) 768-9270

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