( Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )
Performed by Michaela Martens (Delilah), Carl Tanner (Samson), Mark Delavan (High Priest), Adam Lau (Old Hebrew), Hugh Russell (Abimelech).
Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337
Camille Saint-Saëns' Samson and Delilah: Mighty Samson can single-handedly kill a thousand men, but no one knows the source
of his great strength. Enter the beautiful Delilah, the one woman who will do whatever it takes to learn his secret and bring him down. Timothy Myers conducts the North Carolina Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
Sung in French with projected English translations.
Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes, including one intermission.
Starting at $28