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Giacomo Puccini Double Bill

Soprano Michelle B. Johnson sings the title role in AVA's Suor Angelica
Soprano Michelle B. Johnson sings the title role in AVA's Suor Angelica

Sunday, January 30
3 to 6 pm

PUCCINI: Suor Angelica
Academy of Vocal Arts
AVA Opera Orchestra
Christofer Macatsoris, conductor

PUCCINI: Il tabarro
Soloists:
Robert Merrill, Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Renato Ercolani, and Lucia Danieli
Orchestra e coro del Maggio Musicale
Lamberto Gardelli, conductor In Suor Angelica, a young nun who is forced to enter a convent by her family takes poison when a heartless aunt coldly informs her of the death of her child. Seized by remorse, she prays for forgiveness and witnesses a miracle. Maestro Christofer Macatsoris conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra.

Set on a barge on the Seine in Paris, Il tabarro tells the tale of a captain who discovers his wife's infidelity, and exacts a shocking revenge.

More Information:

Academy of Vocal Arts website