January 22, 2020
Eric Cutler starts the new year off singing the title role in concert performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Symphony’s tributes to Ludwig van Beethoven on the 250th anniversary of his birth with his only opera Fidelio. Under the baton of Manfred Honeck, performances will take place on January 24 and 26 at Heinz Hall.
Cutler shares the stage with an exciting roster of soloists, including Nicole Chevalier as Leonore, Alexander Elliott as Don Ferrando, Brian Mulligan as Don Pizarro, Wei Wu as Rocco, Rachele Gilmore as Marzelline, David Portillo as Jacquino, Thomas Shivone as Prisoner, and Don Marinelli as the narrator. Eric Cutler will revisit the title role in a new production by Christoph Waltz at the Theater an der Wien with Maestro Honeck in March.