One of Verdi’s most passionate and dramatic operas
Sat 29 Apr - 13 May, 2017
King Gustavo is a leader loved by his people but surrounded by conspirators. He also harbors a secret shame: he adores Amelia, the wife of his closest friend and loyal minister, the Count. After questioning his wife’s loyalty involving the affection of the King, the Count decides to join a conspiratorial plot to assassinate his leader. A masked ball is the perfect setting for the murder, or is it? Since everyone is dressed in costume it’s difficult to identify the conspirators from the intended victim.
This ensemble cast features some of today’s finest opera singers from around the world. Just look at some of their reviews below!
|Rafael Davila “A robust and hot-blooded performance.” —The New York Times “In vocal heft, luster, and emotional commitment, tenor Rafael Davila has what it takes.” —South Florida Classical Review||Tamara Wilson (Winner, 2017 Richard Tucker Award)“A veritable force of nature” —The Chicago Tribune“A voice of steely beauty and great power” —Houston Chronicle|
|Todd Thomas “The thrilling and historic performance (at the Lyric) earned him deservedly the largest ovation at the end of the night” —The Chicago Classical “He was the most completely realized vocalization of the night.” —Opera news||Dana Beth Miller “Dana Beth Miller brought a powerhouse mezzo bristling with emotion.” —Washington Post“Miller proved a real scene stealer herself, bringing depth of emotion and striking theatricality.” —South Florida Classical Review|
|Alexandra LoBianco “Alexandra LoBianco is utterly brilliant.” —St. Louis Magazine “A Wonderful voice that should be heard in major houses.” —Opera News||Jonathan Burton “The tenor delivered the goods with a strong and vibrant voice; his singing was reliably impressive throughout.” —South Florida Classical Review“Jonathan burton poured out impassioned, emotionally generous phrases” —Opera Today|
Sung in Italian with English and Spanish projected titles
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Saturday, Apr 29, 2017, 7:00PM
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017, 2:00PM
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 8:00PM
Friday, May 5, 2017, 8:00PM
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8:00PM
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:30PM
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:30PM
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