Giovanna d’Arco

 

2010 Sarasota Opera Production

March 6, 9, 11, 14m, 17, 20m

 

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Dramma Lirico In Four Acts, Sung In Italian
Poetry by Temistocle Solera
Based on the play Die Jungfrau Von Orleans 

by Friedrich Von Schiller

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Conductor

Victor DeRenzi


Stage Director

Martha Collins


Scenic Designer

Jeffrey W. Dean


Costume Designer

Howard Tsvi Kaplan


Lighting Designer

Ken Yunker


Wigs And Make-Up Designer

Georgianna Eberhard


Chorus Master

Roger L. Bingaman


Assistant Conductors

Marcello Cormio, Gary Casity


Surtitle Supplier

Words For Music


Surtitle Translator

Victor DeRenzi

 

New Production Created By Sarasota Opera

 

 

Cast

 

 

Carlo VII, King of France

Rafael Dávila


Giovanna, Giacomo's daughter

Cristina Castaldi


Giacomo, shepherd in Domrémy

Marco Nisticò


Delil, official of the king

Heath Huberg*


Talbot, supreme commander of the English

Benjamin Gelfand*


French Officials

Mathew Edwardsen*,  John Tsotsoros*

Jonathan Moots* / Christopher Filipohicz**

 

* Studio Artist

** Apprentice Artist

 

Sarasota Orchestra

Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentice & Studio Artists

 

 

Reviews

 

 

“A delightful discovery.”
—Gayle Williams, Sarasota Herald Tribune

 

“This is probably the best production of this work we’ll see in our lifetime.”
—June LeBell, The Observer

 

“Dramatic fire and yearning lyricism.”
—Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review

 

“This production of Giovanna d’Arco was wonderful. The costumes were exquisite, the singing excellent, and the scenery magnificent.”
—Rex Hearn, Palm Beach Arts Paper

 

“A wonderful night for Verdi fans.”
—Lew Schneider, Seen and Heard International Opera Review

 

(Photos: Rod Millington / Sarasota Opera)

 

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