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Un giorno di regno


2013 Sarasota Opera Production

March 2, 5, 7, 10m, 13, 16, 24m


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Melodramma Giocoso In Two Acts, Sung In Italian
Poetry By Felice Romani
Based On The Comedy Le Faux Stanislas By Alexandre Duval

Premiere of the critical edition of Un giorno di regno

Francesco Izzo editor


Victor DeRenzi

Stage Director

Martha Collins

Scenic Designer

Jeffrey W. Dean

Costume Designer

Howard Tsvi Kaplan

Lighting Designer

Ken Yunker

Wig Master

Anne Ford-Coates / Elsen Associates, Inc.

Make-Up & Hair Designer

Gabrielle Vincent / Elsen Associates, Inc.

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





The Cavaliere Of Belfiore, posing as Stanislaw, King of Poland

Corey Crider

The Baron Of Kelbar

Stefano De Peppo

The Marchesa of Poggio, a young widow, the Baron's niece and the cavaliere's lover

Jennifer Feinstein


Giulietta of Kelbar, the Baron's daughter and Edoardo's lover

Danielle Walker

Edoardo of Sanval, a young officer

Hak Soo Kim

Signor La Rocca, Treasurer of the States of Brittany and Edoardo's uncle

Kevin Short

The Count Ivrea

Adam Bielamowicz*

Delmonte, squire to the supposed Stanislaw

Adam Cromer*

A servant

William Dwyer**


* Studio Artist

** Apprentice Artist


Sarasota Opera Orchestra
Chorus: Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists






“If this production, premiered here in Sarasota with this cast and direction, had been presented to that La Scala audience 200 years ago, Un giorno di regno would trip off the tongues like Rigoletto.”

—Gayle Williams, The Herald Tribune


“Royally entertaining!”

—John Fleming, Tampa Bay Times


“A hit for the season.”

—June LeBell, The Observer


“One could hardly have wished for a better present to mark Verdi’s 200th birthday season than the delightful revival of Un giorno di regno presented Saturday night at Sarasota Opera.”

—Lawrence A. Johnson, The Classical Review


“An outstanding production.”

—Karyl Charna Lynn, Opera Now Magazine


“Uniformly excellent cast.”

—Alan Becker, American Record Guide


(Photos: Rod Millington / Sarasota Opera)


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