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Simon Boccanegra

(Revised Version)

 1992 Sarasota Opera Production 

February 29, March 3, 5, 8, 15


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Melodramma In A Prologue And Three Acts, Sung In Italian
Libretto By Francesco Maria Piave And Arrigo Boito
Based On The Play By Antonio Garcia Gutierrez



Victor DeRenzi

Stage Director

John Basil

Scenic Designer

Peter Dean Beck

Costume Designer

Helen E. Rodgers

Lighting Designer

Adam Macks

Wigs And Make-Up Designers

Dennis Bergevin And Jeffrey Frank

Chorus Preparation

John Keene

Assistant Conductor

Susan Miller Hult

Opera Titles

Aria Productions

Surtitles Translation

Eddie Lew


New Production Created By Sarasota Opera





Paolo Albiani

Lawrence Alexander



Matthew Lau


Simon Boccanegra

Kim Josephson

Jacopo Fiesco

Valentin Peytchinov

Amelia Grimaldi

Phyllis Treigle

Gabriele Adorno

Louis Langelier

Amelia’s Maidservant

Colette Rice*

A Captain Of The Crossbowmen

William Joyner**


* Apprentice Artist
** Studio Artist

Sarasota Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentice and Studio Artists





“Sarasota Opera’s uniformly outstanding performances show it to be clearly one of America’s outstanding regional companies.”
—Byron Belt, The Star-Ledger


“Entertaining and enjoyable … A thrilling performance.”
—John Fleming, St. Petersburg Times


“This was Verdi as his music should be done, incendiary and passionate.”
—Peter Jacobi, Herald-Times


(Photos: Sarasota Opera)


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