Lucrezia

2016 Season

LucreziaLucrezia
by William Bolcom
Libretto by Mark Stephen Campbell

April 8 & 9, 2016

Lucrezia is a chamber opera, composed by William Bolcom, with libretto by Mark Campbell, scored for five singers and two pianists. It’s a zarzuela riff on Machiavelli’s La Mandragola and re-imagines the comedy’s heroine as an intelligent seductress in charge of her own destiny.
 

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Featuring

Lucrezia
Directed by Mark Freiman
Chucho – Robert McNicholsLucrezia – Emily MosesLorenzo – Anthony HeinemannAnnunciata – Sarah PriceIgnacio – Darrell J. JordanMusic Director – Nancy Mayo2nd Pianist – Robert Valentine

This show also features encore performances of the following made-up opera classics, as voted by the audience during the GO Showcase.

Carmen vs. LuciaCarmen vs. Lucia di Lammermoor
 
The epic search for the Holy Grail. Many look for it, but Lucia, Carmen, The Queen of the Night and Micaela are the ones who end up fighting over it.
 
Carmen – Allison GlassLucia – Gina MaloneQueen of the Night – Madeline BlackMicaela – Sarah Price

LOLCATS teh OperLOLCATS teh Oper
 
DIS AR TEH BUNCH OV YOUTUBE CAT VIDEOS PUT TOGETHR WIF RANDOM OPERA BEHIND IT.
 
Featured Cats – Madeline Black, Erika Cockerham, Sara Gottman, Keith Wehmeier, Darrell J. Jordan

Some images credited to Jill Ritter Photography