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November 23–25, 2019

Sibelius’ The Tempest

“Shakespeare and Sibelius, these two geniuses, have found each other,” commented one reviewer at the 1926 premiere of Shakespeare’s The Tempest with incidental music by Finland’s national hero, Jean Sibelius. Acclaimed stage director Mary Birnbaum, whose direction of Bluebeard’s Castle stunned audiences in 2016, returns to bring this iconic tale of magic and betrayal to life in a live dramatic production. Classical Series Concert


Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Mary Birnbaum,
 stage director
Sara Jean Tosetti, costumes
Anshu Bhatia, sets and lighting designer
Justin Dunlap, associate lighting designer
Jon Wangsgard, stage manager


Note: There has been a change in casting for this production. The current cast is as follows.

Tyrone Wilson, Prospero
Emily Ota, Miranda
Kelsey Lauritano, Ariel
Tobias Greenhalgh, Caliban
Philip Stoddard, Ferdinand
Antonia Tamer, Alonso/Juno
Rachel Crowl, Antonia
Armando Durán, Gonzalo
Amara James Aja, Sebastian
Andrew Stenson, Trinculo
Benjamin Taylor, Stefano
Carlos Kalmar, Boatswain
PSU Chamber Choir

Sibelius: The Tempest

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