Jun 04 Sat

Cinderella - Opera for Kids

Saturday, June 04 2022

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
June 4, 2022, 10:00 am
June 4, 2022, 11:30 am

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Presenting Sponsor:

This enchanting rags-to-riches fairy-tale opera adapts Rossini’s sparkling work especially for young audiences. From start to finish, you’ll be swept away by show-stopping vocal fireworks, toe-tapping tunes, high-spirited comedy and colorful costumes — all leading up to a happily-ever-after grand finale!

Lobby Activities for Kids
Join us before the 10 a.m. concert (starting at 9 a.m.) or after the 11:30 concert (starting at 12:15 p.m.) for fun activities in the concert hall lobbies, related to the theme of the opera and exploring the Cinderella story from around the world.
(This concert was rescheduled from Jan. 29 to June 4.)

Audience Advisory:
For the time being, all ticket holders over the age of 14 must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test (PCR test taken within 48 hours or antigen test taken within 24 hours of the performance). Home tests will not be accepted. Guests over the age of 18 must also bring photo ID. Masks are strongly recommended. Learn more.

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ROSSINI: Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Peter Atherton and Susan Kotses, script writers
Rosalind Britton, costume coordinator
Janet Kao, rehearsal pianist
Cast (in order of appearance)
Dandini: Michael Segura
Clorinda: Maria Cristina Navarro
Tisbe: Hannah Headland
Cinderella: Emily Weinberg
Wicked Stepmother: Dianne Manaster
Alidoro: T. Jared Hughes
Prince Ramiro: Dongwhi Baek
Ensemble, Courtiers and Mice:
Yngwie Zamarippa, Jaime Reza, Nicholas Glaab and Maxwell Pruett