Gian Carlo Menotti

an evening of scenes from the operas of Gian Carlo Menotti  

The Frost Opera Theater begins its 2007-08 season with an evening of opera scenes by Gian Carlo Menotti on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 8 pm.  Menotti Remixed will present traditional and rarely heard work by this iconic opera composer and his longtime partner, composer Samuel Barber.

Amelia al Ballo, Maria Golovin,The Consul; The Last Savage; Vanessa (music of Samuel Barber, words by Gian Carlo Menotti); A Hand of Bridge (music of Samuel Barber, words by Gian Carlo Menotti); Help! Help! The Globolinks!; The Medium; The Telephone, and Goya.

 With a cast of students of the 2006-2007 Frost Opera Theater. 

As composer, librettist, director and producer, Menotti forged new operatic alliances on Broadway, radio, and television, twice receiving the Pulitzer Prize.   

This one-night performance is under the stage direction of Frost School of Music Associate Professor Kimberly Daniel de Acha and Rafael de Acha. 

Frost Opera Theater Music Director Alan Johnson is the evening’s musical director. 

It will be held at Gusman Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Miami in Coral Gables. Tickets are $20, $10 for seniors, free to UM students, faculty and staff.  For more information, call 305-284-4886.  

Please attend a 7:15 pre-concert interview (free for all ticket holders) with UM professors  Ivan Davis and Alan Johnson.


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