Schedule

Upcoming Performances

The Hours

Composer: Kevin Puts
Librettist: Greg Pierce

Eric will cover the role of Man Under Arch/Hotel Clerk.

Renée Fleming makes her highly anticipated return to the Met in the world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway and made a household name by the Oscar-winning 2002 film version starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, the powerful story concerns three women from different eras who each grapple with their inner demons and their roles in society. The exciting premiere radiates with star power, with Kelli O’Hara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato joining Fleming as the opera’s trio of heroines. Phelim McDermott—who most recently wowed Met audiences with his staging of Philip Glass’s Akhnaten—directs this compelling drama, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct Puts’s poignant and powerful score.

Cast and information here.

November 22, 25, 28
December 1, 4, 7, 10, 15
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The Three Countertenors

GSTAAD NEW YEAR MUSIC FESTIVAL

ITALIAN BAROQUE MUSIC 

Samuel Mariño (countertenor)
Hugh Cutting  (countertenor)
Eric Jurenas  (countertenor)
Orchestre de l’Opéra Royal de Versailles  (piano)
Stefan Plewniak  (violin and conductor)

More info found here.

January 3, 2023
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COMPOSER PORTRAIT: SUZANNE FARRIN

Eric will sing excerpts from Dolce la morte, an opera based on poetry of Michelangelo.

Winner of the Rome Prize and a Guggenheim Fellow, Suzanne Farrin explores the interior worlds of instruments and the visceral potentialities of sound in her music. This Portrait highlights another facet of her artistic practice, as an accomplished performer of the early electronic music instrument ondes Martenot. International Contemporary Ensemble delves into a program of her atmospheric work, including the world premiere of Their Hearts are Columns and selections from Dolce la morte, an opera based on the love poetry of Michelangelo.

More info here.

February 2, 2023
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LES TROIS CONTRE-TENORS / LE RETOUR !

A collection of arias for castrati
Stefan Plewniak, Conductor

Samuel Mariño, counter-tenor
Eric Jurenas, 
counter-tenor
Siman Chung, 
counter-tenor

March 13, 2023
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L’Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi
Favola in musica in one prologue and five acts [1607]

Eric sings the role of La Speranza.

Orpheus sings to vanquish death, hoping to save his dead wife from the underworld. And so it is entirely fitting that the history of opera should begin with a work celebrating the power of music. The premiere of Claudio Monteverdi’s »L’Orfeo« on 24 February 1607 is regarded as the birth of musical theatre. In the Semperoper, Monteverdi’s opera about the power and impotence of music can now be experienced for the first time in a new production of the original version. The conductor and lutenist Wolfgang Katschner will bring the score to life with an orchestra consisting of members of the Staatskapelle Dresden supported by performers of period instruments from Monteverdi’s time. Director and puppeteer Nikolaus Habjan, a shooting star of the Austrian theatre scene, will stage the work with a mixture of singing actors and life-size puppets.

Cast and Information here.

April 30
May 3, 8, 12, 18, 2023
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