Canadian Opera Company

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


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This was a new production for Houston Grand Opera in Texas.  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 – Brian Byrnes
Assistant Director – Louisa Muller

Conductor – Patrick Summers
Rehearsal Conductor – Eric Melear
Chorus Master – Richard Bado
Coaches – David Hanlon & Stephanie Rhodes
Children’s Choir Director – Karen Reeves



Floria Tosca – Patricia Racette
Mario Cavaradossi – Alexey Dolgov
Scarpia – Raymond Aceto
Angelotti – Robert Gleadow
Sacristan – Steven Condy
Spoleta – Shon Sims
Sciarrone – Michael Sumuel
Gaoler – Adam Cioffari
Young Girl – Eliza Masewicz