Anna Bolena - Donizetti

11/10/2012 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm
11/13/2012 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm
11/15/2012 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm
11/17/2012 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm
11/18/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm


The walls are closing in on Anne Boleyn as she fails to produce a male heir. Bursting with vocal pyrotechnics, Donizetti’s legendary masterpiece is a gripping tale of intrigue and betrayal. This sumptuous production marks the not-to-be-missed conclusion of Minnesota Opera’s Tudor trilogy.


Sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage.




Michael Christie, conductor

Kevin Newbury, stage director

Neil Patel, set designer

Jessica Jahn, costume designer

D. M. Wood, lighting designer



Anna Bolena, wife of Enrico Keri Alkema

Enrico VIII, King of England Kyle Ketelsen

Giovanna Seymour, Anna's lady-in-waiting Lauren McNeese

Lord Riccardo Percy, Anna's former lover David Portillo

Lord Rochefort, Anna's brother Richard Ollarsaba

Smeton, the queen's page and minstrel Victoria Vargas

Sir Hervey, an official of the king John Robert Lindsey

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington St
St Paul, MN 55102

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