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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC+8
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 11:00 am

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess return to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a stylish new production directed by James Robinson in his company debut.

America’s “folk opera,” as the 1935 creators described it, tells the story of disabled beggar Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue. David Robertson conducts a stellar cast that includes Donovan Singletary as fisherman Jake, Golda Schultz as his wife Clara, Latonia Moore as the bereaved widow Serena and Frederick Ballentine as drug dealer Sportin’ Life.

Infused with the timeless melodies of the much-loved classics “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Bess, You Is My Woman Now,” “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin,” and “My Man’s Gone Now,” the new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera was hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London last year, transporting audiences to Catfish Row – a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants.


Date: October 10
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event CategoryComedy and Culture


Venue Name: Luna Leederville
Address: 155 Oxford St
Leederville, Western Australia 6007 Australia


Organizer Name: Luna Palace