Starring Ewa Podles - the definitive Tancredi of our time - in her Boston stage debut, Opera Boston's new production marks the first Boston performances in over a century of Rossini's epic drama. Tancredi, an exiled and dispossessed warrior, and his beloved Amenaide, confront intrigue, suspicion, and devotion in a city beset by civil strife and facing an invading army.
The thrilling bel canto score will be brought to life by the title role's foremost contemporary interpreter and an acclaimed ensemble cast of Opera Boston favorites!
All performances will take place at the Cutler Majestic Theatre:
Friday, October 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:30 pm
Cast includes Ewa Podles as Tancredi, Amanda Forsythe as Amenaide, Yeghishe Manucharyan as Argirio, Dongwon Kim as Orbazzano, Victoria Avetisyan as Isaura, Glorivy Arroyo as Roggiero. Production team includes Gil Rose as conductor, Kristine McIntyre as director and Carol Bailey as scenic and costume designer. -- www.operaboston.org