The Glimmerglass Opera: Gioachino Rossini's The Thieving Magpie
Airs Saturday, November 5, at 12 noon. This week from the Glimmerglass Opera, Gioachino Rossini's The Thieving Magpie is featured staring Rachele Gilmore as Ninetta and Musa Ngqungwana as Gottardo, with Dale Travis as Fernando Villabella, Michele Angelini as Giannetto, Allegra De Vita as Pippo, Brad Raymond as Isacco/Antonio, Leah Hawkins as Lucia, Calvin Griffin as Fabrizio Vingradito, and Meg Gillentine as The Magpie. The Glimmerglass Festival Young Artist ensemble features Alison King, Vanessa Becerra, Ariana Douglas, Hannah Hagerty, Anne Maguire, Molly Jane Hill, Chaz’men Williams-Ali, Christopher Bozeka, David Walton, Rexford Tester, Johnathan McCullough, Makoto Winkler, Rhys Lloyd Talbot, Rafael Porto, Thomas Shivone, and Simon Dyer. Joseph Colaneri conducts with chorus master David Moody and stage direction from Peter Kazaras.