Arts, Dining & Entertainment

‘Romeo et juliette’ (Gounod) to enchant audiences with an encore presentation

Tuesday, April 9 at 1 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland will feature two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores. Bartlett Sher’s towering staging w features baritone Will Liverman and tenor Frederick Ballentine as the archrivals Mercutio and Tybalt, mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey as the mischievous pageboy Stéphano, and bass-baritone Alfred Walker as Frère Laurent.

For more  information, visit: paramountvt.org.

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