Monday, May 15, 2017 ‘Porgy and Bess’ Confirmed For Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-20 Season [Production will feature Eric Owens, New York Times says]

Eric Owens & Pretty Yende in Porgy & Bess
(Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera.)

May 15, 2017

Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” is set for a major Met Opera return during the 2019-20 season.

According to an article by the New York Times, the new production will be directed by Bartlett Sher and feature Eric Owens. Owens performed a duet from the opera at the recent Metropolitan Opera 50th anniversary gala celebration and program notes indicated that he would take on the title male lead in an upcoming season.

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