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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


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






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






“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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