I Tre Compagni, a World Premiere Opera Based on a Chaucer Tale
The last date listed for I Tre Compagni was Saturday, Jun 20, 2009 / 8:00pm.
Music and Libretto by Composer Louis Gioia
I Tre Compagni (The Three Companions) is an opera in two acts based on “The Pardoner’s Tale” from Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, a story of greed and lost friendships set in Spain during wartime. Sung in Italian with English supertitles, and performed with a 35-piece orchestra, the opera makes its world premiere at John Jay College.