la opera

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



This LA Opera production opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles Music Centre on 18th May 2013.

The production originated at 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 – Ed Douglas
Assistant Director – Trevore Ross

Conductor – Placido Domingo
Associate Conductor – Jordi Bernàcer
Chorus Director– Grant Gershon
Children’s Choir Director – Anne Tomlinson
Muscial Preparation – Jeremy Frank, Audrey St-Gil & Nino Sanikidze
Prompter - Nino Sanikidze

Stage Manager – Lisa Kable-Blanchard

Supertitles by Colin Ure & John Caird


Floria Tosca – Sondra Radvanovsky
Mario Cavaradossi – Marco Berti
Scarpia – Lado Ataneli
Angelotti – Joshua Bloom
Sacristan – Philip Cokorinos
Spoleta – Rodell Rosel
Sciarrone – Daniel Armstrong
Gaoler – Hunter Phillips
Young Girl – Eden McCoy