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Dreams I know will never come true

New York City Opera has announced complete casting for the spring 2013 season.

Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, February 15-23, 2013.

  • Allison Cook (Duchess)
  • Nili Riemer (Maid)
  • William Ferguson (Electrician)
  • Matt Boehler (Hotel Manager)
  • Conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer
  • Director: Jay Scheib

Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, February 24 – March 2, 2013.

  • Dominic Armstrong (Prologue/Peter Quint)
  • Sara Jakubiak (Governess)
  • Lauren Worsham (Flora)
  • Sharmay Musacchio (Mrs. Grose)
  • Jennifer Goode Cooper (Miss Jessel)
  • Conductor: Jayce Ogren
  • Director: Sam Buntrock

Gioachino Rossini’s Moses in Egypt, at New York City Center, April 14-20, 2013.

  • David Cushing (Mosè)
  • Wayne Tigges (Faraone)
  • Keri Alkema (Amaltea)
  • Siân Davies (Elcia)
  • Emily Righter (Amenofi)
  • Randall Bills (Osiride)
  • Aldo Caputo (Aronne)
  • Eric Barry (Mambre)
  • Conductor: Jayce Ogren
  • Director: Michael Counts

Jacques Offenbach’s La Périchole, at New York City Center, April 21–27, 2013.

  • Marie Lenormand (La Périchole)
  • Philippe Talbot (Piquillo)
  • Kevin Burdette (Don Andrès)
  • Richard Troxell (Comte Miguel)
  • Conductor: Emmanuel Plasson
  • Director: Christopher Alden

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