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Saturday Opera with Lane Whitesell 

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2018-2019 Operas within Driving Distance

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice. June 27

Countertenor Carlo Vistoli and soprano Mariangela Scilia starred in this staging of Orfeo from Last March in Rome. It is a very short production, having sacrificed some of the ballet sequences for tighter drama.

Rossini: Adina. July 20

This one-act farce about a slave girl (Adina, Lisette Oropesa) who reminds the Caliph of Bagdad (Vito Priante) so much of his lost love of many years ago that he wishes to marry her, was presented in the year of the 150th anniversary of Rossini's birth.

Giordano: Andrea Chenier. July 13

Roberto Alagna is the title character in this historically-accurate rendition of the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror. Sandra RAdvonvosky and Dimitri Platanis are Maddalena di Coigny and Carlo Gerard.

Benjamin Britten: Billy Budd. July 6

This was the first time that the Royal Opera House had performed Billy Budd in over twenty years. Jacques Imbrailo is the title character with Toby Spence as Captain Vere and Brindley Sherratt as the villainous Claggart.

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