San Francisco Opera’s Porgy and Bess
Premieres Thu, Sep 12, 2013 – 8pm on KQED TV9
George and Ira Gershwin’s quintessentially American masterpiece features their most beloved songs, including “Summertime.” Francesca Zambello’s production, with Eric Owens and Laquita Mitchell in the title roles, brings to life the turbulent story of love found and lost.
Earl Hazell and Alexis Davis Hazell are both members of this stellar 2009 cast, with Earl in the role of Jim, and Alexis in the Ensemble.
Shot in brilliant HD, hosted by celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade. This program airs Thurs, Fri and Sun