A celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Gounod; opening with a concert performance of his grand opera, La reine de Saba (The Queen of Sheba), followed by a rare stage performance of his most admired comedy Le médecin malgré lui (The Doctor in Spite of Himself).
September 22, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall
November 9 + 11, 2018
Huntington Avenue Theatre
The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships
A journey to ancient times with three works inspired by the legend of Helen of Troy: Paride ed Elena (Paris and Helen) by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Die ägyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen) by Richard Strauss, and finally the hilarious La belle Hélène (The Beautiful Helen) by Jacques Offenbach ending our season with a satirical bang!