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2010/11 Season

 

Tosca

NOV 5-14 | 2010
at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
Music by Giacomo Puccini | Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
Sung in Italian with projected English translation
A Boston Lyric Opera adaptation of a Scottish Opera production

Creative Team

Conductor: ANDREW BISANTZ
Stage Director: DAVID LEFKOWICH
Original Production: ANTHONY BESCH
Set and Costume Designer: PETER RICE*
Lighting Designer: PAUL HACKENMUELLER
Projected English Titles: KELLEY ROURKE
Wig and Makeup Designer: JASON ALLEN

Chorus Master/Associate Conductor: MICHELLE ALEXANDER
Coach/Accompanist: ROBERT MOLLICONE
Assistant Director: BETH PIERSON
Production Stage Manager: KAREN OBERTHAL

Photos: Jeffrey Dunn for Boston Lyric Opera © 2010

Cast in order of vocal appearance

Angelotti: ANTON BELOV
A Sacristan: T. STEVEN SMITH
Mario Cavaradossi: DIEGO TORRE*
Floria Tosca: JILL GARDNER
Baron Scarpia: BRADLEY GARVIN*
Spoletta: NEAL FERREIRA
Sciarrone: TAYLOR HORNER*
Jailer’s Son: RYAN WILLIAMS
A Jailer: FRED S. FURNARI

Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus and members of the PALS Children’s Chorus

*BLO debut

 

 

THE OPERA ANNEX:
The Emperor of Atlantis, or Death Quits

FEB 1-6 | 2011
at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA

Music by Viktor Ullmann | Libretto by Petr Kien. With the world premiere of a prologue by Richard Beaudoin, specially commissioned by BLO
Sung in English, BLO premiere and new BLO production

Creative Team

Conductor: Steven Lipsitt *
Stage Director: David Schweizer*
Set Designer: Caleb Wertenbaker*
Costume Designer: Nancy Leary
Lighting Designer: Christopher Akerlind*
Sound Designer: David Remedios*

Photos: Jeffrey Dunn for Boston Lyric Opera © 2011

Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

FAMILY PERFORMANCES
FEB 27 | 2011 | Casey Theatre at Regis College
MAR 5 & 6 | 2011 | Wheelock Family Theatre

Music by Engelbert Humperdinck, libretto by Adelheid Wette

Creative Team

Conductor: Timothy Steele
Stage Director: Erik Friedman

Agrippina

MAR 11-22 | 2011
at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre

Music by George Frideric Handel | Libretto by Vincenzo Grimani
Sung in Italian with projected English translation
The scenery, costumes, and projected titles were originally created for Glimmerglass Opera and New York City Opera

Photos: Jeffrey Dunn for Boston Lyric Opera © 2011

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

APR 29 – MAY 10 | 2011

music by Benjamin Britten, libretto adapted by the composer and Peter Pears from William Shakespeare

Photos: Erik Jacobs for Boston Lyric Opera © 2011