Tosca

lyric opera chicago

Opera by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica
From an original play by Victorien Sardou

 

 

This production opened at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on January 24th 2015, where it played in repertoire with two different principal casts until 14 March.

The production originated at Houston Grand Opera in Texas, where the première performance was at the Wortham Centre Opera House on 22 January 2010. It subsequently played for LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles opening on 18th May 2013. The première performance was at the Wortham Centre Opera House on 22 January 2010.

Creative Team

Director – John Caird
Designer – Bunny Christie
Lighting – Duane Schuler
Fight Director – Chuck Coyl
Assistant Director – Shawna Lucey

Conductor – Dmitro Jurowski
Rehearsal Conductor – Michael Black
Banda Conductor – Francesco Milioto
Musical Preparation - William C. Billingham, Craig Terry, Eric Weimer, Maureen Zoltek
Children’s Chorus Master – Josephine Lee
Prompter – Matthew Piatt


Stage Manager – John Coleman
Associate Stage Manager – Caroline Moores
Wigmaster and Make-up Designer – Sarah Hatten
Surtitles - Colin Ure

Cast

Floria Tosca – Tatiana Serjan/Hui He
Mario Cavaradossi – Brian Jagde/Jorge de Leon
Scarpia – Evgeny Nikitin/Mark Delavan
Angelotti –  Richard Ollarsaba
Sacristan – Dale Travis
Spoleta – Rodell Rosel/David Cangelosi
Sciarrone – Bradley Smoak
Gaoler – Anthony Clark Evans
Young Girl – Annie Wagner