2023 Festival Season Repertoire

In 2023, from July 22 to August 20, HSOF will rehearse and perform two fully-staged operas: Offenbach’s La jolie parfumeuse and Handel’s Serse.

music by Jacques  Offenbach
sung in French, with English dialogue

music director: Giancarlo Scalia
stage director: Andrew Pelrine

LA JOLIE PARFUMEUSE
Rose MichonAshley Carpentersoprano
BavoletMadeline BermanJanaki Butterworth
ClorindeCharlotte Andersonsoprano
La JulienneRosalie Dowlingmezzo soprano
ArthémiseCharise Pohlsoprano
Madelonsoprano
JustineAbby Corpussoprano
Lisesoprano
Mirettesoprano
Poirottenor or soprano
La Cocardierebaritone or mezzo
Germainbaritone or mezzo


Serse by G.F. Handel

music by G.F.  Handel
sung in Italian

music director: Melissa Doiron
stage director: Nina Scott-Stoddart

SERSE by Handel
SerseEmma Yeemezzo soprano or countertenor
Arsamenesoprano
ArmastreHeather ByfordMacKenzie Sechi
RomildaSiyuan Carter-PatkauClare Lowe
AtalantaJulia JordanChihiro Yasufuku
AriodateNicholas Murphybass-baritone
Elvirobaritone