Don Giovanni

Friday, 7:30pm, May 3, 2019
Sunday, 2:30pm, May 5, 2019

Rogue. Charmer. Seducer. Cheat. Whatever his label, everyone finds him sexy, magnetic, and totally irresistible. Don Giovanni tells the tale of a wealthy nobleman with no morals who takes what he wants whenever he wants.

Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Meet the Artists

Lucia Lucas

Lucia Lucas

Don Giovanni

Described as “absolutely impressive, arguably one of the most powerful and beautiful baritone voices you could hear” (TheSideBalcony), Lucia has performed in opera houses all over the world. She makes her mainstage U.S. and company debut in the title role of Don Giovanni.

Anthony Clark Evans

Anthony Clark Evans

Leporello

Lauded for his “stentorian Verdi style” by the Chicago Tribune and as “warm-toned, vivacious and humane” by the San Francisco Chronicle, baritone Anthony Clark Evans is quickly gaining recognition as one of the most promising Verdi baritones of his generation.

Pamela Armstrong

Pamela Armstrong

Donna Elvira

Soprano Pamela Armstrong has performed leading roles with many of the world’s preeminent opera companies, including the Metropolitan Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and was awarded New York City Opera’s Beverly Sills Prize.

Hidenori Inoue

Hidenori Inoue

Commendatore

Hailed as “the smoky-voiced bass” by the New York Times and “assertive” by Opera News, Tulsa Opera Resident Artist Hidenori Inoue returns to Tulsa after singing the role of Timur in Turandot and covering the role of Méphistophéles in Faust during Tulsa Opera’s 2017-18 season.

Karlye Whitt

Karlye Whitt

Donna Anna

Soprano and Tulsa Opera Resident Artist Karlye Whitt makes her role and company debut as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. She was last seen onstage in February 2018 for The Stars Align, Tulsa Opera’s 70th anniversary gala.

Michael Gracco

Michael Gracco

Masetto

Considered to be a “sonorous baritone of impressive lyricism” (Opera News), baritone and Tulsa Opera Resident Artist Michael Gracco returns to the stage after his role as the Businessman in The Little Prince.

Jana McIntyre

Jana McIntyre

Zerlina

California native Jana McIntyre has been praised for her “dancer’s grace, mercurial wit, and vibrant soprano tone” (Opera News). She returns to the stage after her role as the Water in The Little Prince.

Andres Cladera

Andres Cladera

Conductor

Uruguayan conductor Andres Cladera, Artistic Director of Opera Steamboat and former Associate Conductor with Opera Colorado, is a versatile and cultivated artist in both the operatic and symphonic worlds.

Denni Sayers

Denni Sayers

Director

Director Denni Sayers returns to Tulsa after directing 2016’s production of Les Pêcheurs de perles. Also a renowned choreographer, she has long-standing collaborations with many leading directors around the world.

Performance Photos

Images from Pacific Opera Victoria

Credits

Scenery designed by R. Keith Brumley
Costumes designed by Mary Traylor
Scenery for this production was constructed by Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Costumes for this production were constructed by Kansas City Costume Company