What would you give up for love?
See the Bible come to life! Tragic hero Samson is enticed by the bewitching Delilah to give up the secret of his strength. In the end, his strong faith grants him the power to free his people.
Dates: Friday, March 15, 2013 – 8pm
Sunday, March 17, 2013 – 2:30pm
Place: Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
Click here to buy tickets.
Click here for a synopsis.
In French with English supertitles
Nuts & Bolts Lecture: One hour prior to curtain.
George Dansker – Reference Librarian, New Orleans Public Library; Music Critic, Opera News
Samson – Richard Cox
Delilah – Edyta Kulczak
High Priest – Greer Grimsley
Old Hebrew – Joel Colman
Abimélech – Kenneth Weber
First Philistine – Juan Luis Williams
Second Philistine – Jacob Penick
Messenger – Tyrone Chambers II
Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
Librettist: Ferdinand Lemaire