At-a-Glance

June 11, 2013 at 7:30pm
June 13, 2013 at 7:30pm
Boston University Theatre

Melodramma giocoso in two acts by Giuseppe Verdi. Libretto by Felice Romani, based on the play Le Faux Stanislas by Alexandre Vincent Pineu-Duval. Sung in Italian with projected English text.

Fully staged production directed by Joshua Major and conducted by Gil Rose

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Verdi’s first comedic opera tells the story of Cavaliere di Belfiore, a wily rogue roped into impersonating the King of Poland abroad while the latter is engaged in reclaiming his throne. As the royal’s decoy, Belfiore finds himself  at a double wedding and adopts the role of matchmaker to confound plans for arranged marriages and assist in the triumph of true love – including his own.

 


Cast
Michael Chioldi … Cavaliere di Delfiore
James Maddalena … Barone di Kelbar
Amy Shoremount-Obra … Marchesa del Poggio
Jessica Medoff … Giulietta di Kelbar
Yeghishe Manucharyan … Edoardo di Sanval
David Kravitz … La Rocca
Christian Figueroa … Count Ivrea
Daniel Kamalic … Delmonte

Odyssey Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Gil Rose, Conductor

Production Staff
Joshua Major … Director
Amanda Mujica … Costume designer
Christopher Ostrom … Lighting designer
Stephen Dobay … Scenic designer
Words for Music … Supertitles


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