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2014 Sarasota Opera Production

March 8, 11, 13, 16m, 19, 22m


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Grand Opera In Four Acts, Sung In French
Words By Alphonse Royer And Gustave Vaëz



Victor DeRenzi

Stage Director

Martha Collins

Scenic Designer

Jeffrey W. Dean

Costume Designer

Howard Tsvi Kaplan

Lighting Designer

Ken Yunker

Make-Up & Hair Designer

Joanne Middleton Weaver

Chorus Master

Roger L. Bingaman

Assistant Conductors

John F. Spencer IV, Tessa Hartle

Surtitle Supplier

Words For Music

Surtitle Translator

Victor DeRenzi


New Production Created By Sarasota Opera





Gaston, the Viscount of Béarne

Heath Huberg

The Count of Toulouse

Matthew Hanscom

Roger, the Count’s brother

Young Bok Kim

Adhémar De Montheil, the Papal Legate

Jeffrey Beruan

Raymond, Gaston’s squire

Jon Jurgens*

A soldier

Ivan Conrad*

A herald

William Roberts*

The Emir of Ramla

Keith Brown*

An officer of the Emir

Gage Herrmann**

Hélène, the Count's daughter

Danielle Walker


Catheryne Shuman*


* Studio Artist

** Apprentice Artist


Sarasota Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentice And Studio Artists






“Highly satisfying, often thrilling production … Sarasota’s 30th Verdi staging is a winner, one for which the company can justifiably be proud.”
—Roy C. Dicks, Classical Voice North America


“A small company in a small city is showing a way to the future by believing in the past.”
—William Littler, Toronto Star


“Sarasota Opera brings power and pageantry to Verdi’s Jerusalem passionately sung and acted on opening night.”
—Paul Hyde, The Greenville News


(Photos: Rod Millington / Sarasota Opera)


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