West Side Story makes it to a major US opera stage
January 12, 2017 by norman lebrecht
Houston Grand Opera, announcing its new season, claims to be the first major US opera house to be staging Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story:
West Side Story: Francesca Zambello directs first major American opera house presentation of Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Jerome Robbins’s beloved musical, featuring soprano Andrea Carroll and tenor Norman Reinhardt (April 20–May 6, 2018)
Other season highlights: Christine Goerke as Elektra, Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo as Julius Caesar and the U debut of Korean conductor Eun Sun Kim.
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