94. Simon Boccanegra (Giuseppe Verdi)

Opera in a prologue and three acts Composer: Giuseppe Verdi Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave, with additions by Giuseppe Montanelli, after Antonio García Gutiérrez's play Simón Bocanegra First performed: Teatro la Fenice, Venice, 12 March 1857 Revised version: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 24 March 1881, with additions and alterations by Arrigo Boito SIMON BOCCANEGRA,a corsair, later the … Continue reading 94. Simon Boccanegra (Giuseppe Verdi)

76. Gustave III (Auber)

GUSTAVE III, OU LE BAL MASQUÉ Opéra historique in 5 acts Composer: Daniel-François-Esprit Auber Libretto: Eugène Scribe First performed: Théâtre de l’Opéra (salle Le Peletier), 27 February 1833, conducted by F.A. Habeneck GUSTAVE III, King of SwedenTenorAdolphe NourritANKASTROM, his friendBassNicolas-Prosper LevasseurAMÉLIE, Countess of Ankastrom, in love with GustaveSopranoCornélie FalconOSCAR, the King’s pageSopranoJulie Dorus-GrasARVEDSON, fortune-tellerMezzoLouise-Zulmé Dabadie-LerouxDEHORN, conspiratorBassHenri-Bernard … Continue reading 76. Gustave III (Auber)

68. Re Lear (Antonio Cagnoni)

Tragedia lirica in 4 acts Composer: Antonio Cagnoni Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni, after Shakespeare Composed c. 1880-1885. First performed: Martina Franca, 19 July 2009, conducted by Massimiliano Caldi RE LEARBaritone Costantino FinucciCORDELIA, his daughterSoprano Serena DaolioGONERILLA, his daughterSoprano Maria LeoneREGANA, his daughterMezzo-soprano Eufemia TufanoIl duca di CORNOVAGLIA, Regana’s husbandTenor Giovanni ColettaConte di GLOSTERBass Vladimir MeboniaEDGARO, his legitimate sonTenor Danilo FormaggiaEDMONDO, his illegitimate sonBaritone Cristian Camilo … Continue reading 68. Re Lear (Antonio Cagnoni)