Verdi's Opera Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) from Boston Lyric Opera
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Forbidden passion, intrigue, murderous revenge…it all makes for a lovely evening in this brand-new production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A masked ball). A controversial story of Verdi’s time, this opera, with its spectacular arias and exhilarating choral ensembles, is considered by some to be his finest work.
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Antonio Somma after Eugene Scribe’s libretto Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué
This is a co-production with Opera Colorado and the Minnesota Opera Company.
Performances are sung in Italian with projected English translation.
Gustavus III: Julian Gavin*, tenor
Captain Anckarstrom: Chen-Ye Yuan*, baritone
Amelia: Doina Dimitriu*, soprano
Oscar: Heidi Stober, soprano
Mam’zelle Arvidson: Nancy Maultsby*, mezzo-soprano
Ribbing: David Cushing, bass
Horn: Michael Callas, bass
Christian: Brian Dore, baritone
Chief Magistrate: Joseph Holmes, tenor
Amelia’s Servant: Brent Matthew Wilson, tenor
Conductor: Stephen Lord
Stage Director: James Robinson
Set Designer: Allen Moyer
Costume Designer: James Schuette*