La forza del destino

(Revised Version)

 

1996 Sarasota Opera Production

February 10, 13, 15, 18m, 23, 28, March 2m , 10, 14, 24

 

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Melodramma In Four Acts, Sung In Italian
Poetry By Francesco Maria Piave

With Revisions By Antonio Ghislanzoni
Based On The Play “Don Alvaro, O La Fuerza Del Sino” 

by Ángel Pérez De Saavedra, Duke Of Rivas

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Conductor

Victor DeRenzi


Stage Director

Michael Scarola


Scenic Designer

David P. Gordon


Costume Designer

Helen E. Rodgers


Lighting Designer

Joseph Oshry


Wigs And Make-Up Designers

Elsen Associates


Chorus Preparation

Elizabeth Hastings


Assistant Conductor

Elaine Rinaldi


Choreographer

Sabirjan Yapparov


Fight Choreographer

Jeff A.R. Jones


Opera Titles

Aria Productions


Surtitle Translation

Ray Chesin

 

New Production Created By Sarasota Opera

 

Cast

 


The Marquis Of Calatrava

James Wood


Donna Leonora, his daughter

Tamara Wright


Don Carlo di Vargas, his son

Lawrence Alexander / Theodore Lambrinos


Don Alvaro

Robin Reed


Preziosilla, a young Gypsy

Lorraine Disimone


Padre Guardiano, a Franciscan monk

Matthew Lau


Fra Melitone, a Franciscan lay brother

Stephen Eisenhard


Curra, Leonora's maid

Elizabeth Shammash*


An Alcade

Joel Jameson**


Trabuco, a muleteer 

Michael Hendrick


A Surgeon

Christopher Roselli**

 

* Apprentice Artist
**Studio Artist

 

Sarasota Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentice and Studio Artists

 

 

Reviews

 

“Powerfully fun.”
—John Fleming, St. Petersburg Times

 

“Sarasota Opera’s Destino a force to be reckoned with.”
—Virginia Page, Bradenton Herald

 

(Photos: Sarasota Opera)