Hector Berlioz's 'The Trojans' at the San Francisco Opera
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Saturday at 1 pm, join us as we travel back in time to ancient Troy. We'll be broadcasting San Francisco Opera's performance of the ambitious opera The Trojans by Hector Berlioz. This rare five act staging of the opera, also known as "Les Troyens", is actually two stories combined. Sometimes they are broken into The Fall of Troy and The Trojans at Carthage.
Donald Runnicles conducted and Ian Robertson directed this production. The role of Cassandra is played by Anna Caterina Antonacci and the role of Dido features Susan Graham.
Cassandra: Anna Caterina Antonacci
Dido: Susan Graham
Aeneas: Bryan Hymel
Anna: Sasha Cooke
Chorebus: Brian Mulligan
Narbal: Christian Van Horn
Iopas: René Barbera
Chorus CONDUCTOR: Donald Runnicles
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson