FIU Opera Theater: Two Short Operas by Menotti

//FIU Opera Theater: Two Short Operas by Menotti

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FIU Opera Theater presents a double bill by Italian-American composer, Giancarlo Menotti. His first mature work, the one-act opera buffa, “Amelia Goes to the Ball” premiered in 1937 whose success led to a commission by the National Broadcasting Company for Menotti to write an opera made especially for radio entitled, “Old Maid and The Thief.” Come and witness these two masterful one-act operas! Accompanied by the FIU Symphony Orchestra. Sung in English.

 

Ticketing

$15 General Admission; $10 FIU Faculty, Staff, & Alumni; $5 Students

 

 

 

 

Amelia Goes to the Ball

Amelia……………………………………………………….Kristianna Jones (Jan. 26)
Mary Espinosa (Jan. 27)

Husband……………..…………………………………….Adam Levine

Lover…………………………………………………………Alejandro Viera

Friend………………………………………………..……..Alexandra Rameau

Police Commissioner…………………………………Alex Toussaint

Maid 1………………………………………………………Jennifer Arana

Maid 2………………………………………………………Valeria Texeira

Ensemble………………………………………………….Isaac Contreras, Catherine Magarino,
Ethan Soledad, Gabriella Villalobos

 

The Old Maid and the Thief

Miss Todd………………………………………………….Monique Galvao

Laetitia………………………………………………………Victoria Roland (Jan. 26)
Orianna Gutierrez (Jan. 27)

Miss Pinkerton…………………………………….…….Milagro Cabrera

Bob……………………………………………………………Adolfo Rodriguez

 

Artistic Staff

Musical Director & Conductor: Javier Mendoza

Stage Director: Robert B. Dundas

Musical Preparation: Vindhya Khare and Juvenal Correa-Salas

Scenic, Costume, and Lighting Design: Angelina Esposito

Technical Director: Paul Steinsland

School of Music
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center