2022-23 Repertoire

A.J. Fletcher Fletcher Opera Institute


Main Stage Repertoire


“Maria di Rohan” (1843)
Melodramma tragico in tre atti
(Tragic opera in three acts)

Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano
Based on “Un Duel sou le Cardinal de Richelieu” by Lockroy and Baden

Conductor: James Allbritten
Director: Steven LaCosse

February 2, 4 & 6, 2024 High Point Theatre

“Lo frate ‘nnamorato” (1732)
Commdia musicale in tre atti|
(Comic Opera in three acts)

Sung in Italian with English Supertitles
Music by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Libretto by Gennarantinio Federico

Conductor: James Allbritten
Guest Stage Director: TBA

April 24, 26 & 28, 2024

Agnes deMille Theatre

Scenes Program


An Afternoon at the Opera
Fletcher Opera Fellows perform
scenes from the repertory


Conductor: James Allbritten
Director: Steven LaCosse

November 12, 2023 Hanesbrands Theatre

Educational Outreach

Doctor Siggy’s Fantastic Plan
“Eat Wise and Exercise”

Sung in English
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
Conceived and Written by Steven LaCosse

Music Director: James Allbritten
Director: Steven LaCosse

Past Seasons

Standard Repertoire

Composer Opera Year Performed
Bellini Beatrice di Tenda 2002
Berkeley A Dinner Engagement 2001
Bizet/Brook La tragédie de Carmen 2016 
Berlioz Béatrice et Bénédict 2001
Bock and Harnick She Loves Me 2001
Britten Albert Herring 1998, 2010
Britten Owen Wingrave 2013
Britten The Rape of Lucretia 2004
Catán, D. Florencia en el Amazonas 2017
Copland The Tender Land 1999
Debussy Impressions de Pelléas 2018
Donizetti Belisario (Premiere, Critical Edition) 2005
Donizetti L'elisir d'amore 2009 
Donizetti Linda di Chamounix 2022
Donizetti Maria di Rohan 2024
Donizetti  Maria Stuarda 2010
Dvorák The Devil and Kate 2008
Floyd Slow Dusk 2002
Garcia Le inglesi (Le cinesi) 2021
Garcia Un avvertimento ai gelosi 2021
Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury 2011
Handel Radamisto 2007
Handel Rodelinda 2019
Haydn Il mondo della luna 2009
Haydn Orlando Paladino 2001, 2023
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel 2003
Massenet Werther 2019
Mechem Pride and Prejudice
Act I Workshop Premiere
Mechem The Rivals 2023
Mechem Tartuffe 2005
Menotti The Consul 2015
Mozart La clemenza di Tito 2020
Mozart Così fan tutte 2011
Mozart Don Giovanni 2004
Mozart Idomeneo 2006
Mozart La finta giardiniera 1999, 2014
Mozart La finta semplice 2003
Musto Volpone 2022
Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor 1998, 2012
Offenbach Les contes d'Hoffmann 2014
Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld 2006
Pasatieri The Hotel Casablanca 2011
Pergolesi Lo frate 'nnamorato 2011, 2024
Picker Thérèse Raquin (Cancelled due to Covid-19) 2020
Pierne Sophie Arnould
Puccini La rondine 2013
Ravel L’heure espagnole 2021
Rodgers and Hammerstein Allegro 2002
Rodgers and Hammerstein Some Enchanted Evening 1999
Rodgers and Hart A Musical Celebration 2003, 2023
Rorem Our Town (Commissioning Partner) 2007
Rossini La cenerentola 2018
Rota  Il cappello di paglia di Firenze 2016
Schmidt and Jones The Fantasticks 2000
Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos 2000, 2017
Strauss Jr.  Die Fledermaus 2015
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin 2001
Ward The Crucible 2012
Weill Street Scene 2008

Educational Outreach

Composer Opera Year Performed
Barab Fortune's Favorites 2004
Davies/Mozart The Three Little Pigs 2011
Davies/Sullivan Jack and the Beanstalk 2010, 2016, 2017
The Billy Goats Gruff 2012, 2020
Davies/Mozart/Offenbach The Musicians of Bremen 2013, 2023
Pinocchio 2014, 2024
Fox Sid the Serpent Who Wanted to Sing 2008
LaCosse/Beethoven Beethoven Rocks 2021
LaCosse/Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel 2005, 2006, 2009, 2018
LaCosse/Sullivan Dr. Siggy's Fantastic Plan 2015, 2023
The Butcher of Seville 2004, 2007
Winters Tales from the Brothers Grimm 2018