Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s ‘The Passenger’

Melody Moore will sing the role of Marta in the U.S. premiere of Weinberg’s devastating and dramatic work The Passenger, in a production co-commissioned by Houston Grand Opera, Bregenzer Festspiele, Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa, English National Opera, and the Teatro Real in Madrid. The cast includes Michelle Breedt as Liese, Joseph Kaiser as Walter, Morgan Smith as Tadeusz, Kelly Kaduce as Katya, and Kathryn Day as Bronka.

Ms. Moore will reprise the role this summer as the Houston Grand Opera, Orchestra, and Chorus, along with Music Director Patrick Summers, travel to New York to perform the piece as part of the Lincoln Center Festival, July 10, 12 & 13.

Houston opening – January 18, 2014