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"The Abduction from the Seraglio"
4 ratings
3.5 average rating
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17 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 30 2008

It wasn't my favorite Mozart. Too much soliloquoy, but the soprano was really impressive.

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Description

A nobleman and his servant attempt to rescue their beloved noblewoman and her servant from the pasha’s harem. They drug the guard with wine and fortify their own spirits with song, but the pasha catches them anyway. Miraculously, he sets everyone free, and all sing his praise, except the frustrated guard.

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Libretto by Gottlieb Stephanie the Younger

Conducted by Willie Anthony Waters

Co-production with Houston Grand Opera, Opera Colorado, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Minnesota Opera and Opera Pacific

Sung in English with projected English text

Cast:

Konstanze: Mary Dunleavy, soprano

Blonde: Amanda Pabyan, soprano

Belmonte: Norman Reinhardt, tenor

Pedrillo: Tim Oliver, tenor

Osmin: David Cushing, bass