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Archive 4

Giacomo Puccini Double Bill

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Soprano Michelle B. Johnson sings the title role in AVA's <i>Suor Angelica</i>

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