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Porgy and Bess Opera

July 20, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Cincinnati Music Hall

$35 – $195
Porgy and Bess Cincinnati
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Photo: Jacob F. Lucas/Seattle Opera 

The Cincinnati Opera presents Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Cincinnati for the second time ever!


For only the second time ever, Cincinnati Opera will present the Gershwins’ great American opera love story Porgy and Bess on the Music Hall stage. 


Tickets prices range between $30 – $195 and can be purchased online or by calling 513-241-2742. 
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Performance Schedule
Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 at 3 p.m.

About Porgy and Bess
It was the biggest decision she’d ever made: She was coming clean. No more binges, no more waking up who-knows-where. He would be her happiness, now and forever. Morning time and evening time, he would be her strength.


Replete with hits including “Summertime” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” and a touching story of love and perseverance in adversity, it will be presented in a “vibrant” (Chicago Tribune) production by Francesca Zambello with costumes by Tony Award-winning Hamilton costume designer, Paul Tazewell. Grammy-nominated soprano Talise Trevigne makes her company debut as Bess with a voice that’s “high and rich and round” (Washington Post). Bass Morris Robinson, praised for singing with “an extraordinary blend of power and fluidity” (San Francisco Chronicle), leads the cast as Porgy.


About the Cincinnati Opera
Founded in 1920, Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. Known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers, and its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera has received numerous accolades and awards, including a recent nomination for the prestigious International Opera Award. 


Opera Insights
Enhance your Porgy and Bess knowledge with a pre-curtain lecture one hour before each performance in Music Hall’s Corbett Tower. Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director, provides overviews and insights into the opera’s history, music, and production. Free to all ticket holders, and no reservations are required.


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Cincinnati Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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