Los Angeles Opera presents a revival of Daniel Catán’s “Florencia en el Amazonas”

Soprano Veronica Villarroel as Florencia Grimaldi and bass-baritone David Pittsinger as the Captain. (Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera)

Soprano Veronica Villarroel as Florencia Grimaldi and bass-baritone David Pittsinger as the Captain. (Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera)

A co-production by Los Angeles Opera with Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Opera de Colombia and the Opera de Bellas Artes & Festival Internacional Cervantino.

Libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain, inspired by author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Review by David Gregson pending —

CAST
Florencia Grimaldi:  Verónica Villarroel
Ríolobo:  José Carbó*
Rosalba:  Lisette Oropesa*
Arcadio:  Arturo Chacón-Cruz
Paula:  Nancy Fabiola Herrera
Alvaro:  Gordon Hawkins
The Captain:  David Pittsinger

Dancers Christopher Nolen and Ricardo Zayas. (Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera)

Dancers Christopher Nolen and Ricardo Zayas. (Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera)

CREATIVE TEAM
Composer:  Daniel Catán
Librettist:  Marcela Fuentes-Berain
Conductor:  Grant Gershon
Production: Francesca Zambello
Associate Director: E. Loren Meeker*
Scenery Designer: Robert Israel
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Mark McCullough
Projection Designer: S. Katy Tucker*
Choreographer: Eric Sean Fogel*
* LA Opera debut artist

Saturday November 22, 2014 07:30 PM
Sunday November 30, 2014 02:00 PM
Wednesday December 10, 2014 07:30 PM
Sunday December 14, 2014 02:00 PM
Thursday December 18, 2014 07:30 PM
Saturday December 20, 2014 07:30 PM

Clockwise from top left: David Pittsinger (Captain), Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Paula), Gordon Hawkins (Alvaro), Veronica Villarroel (Florencia) and Lisette Oropesa (Rosalba). Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera

Clockwise from top left: David Pittsinger (Captain), Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Paula), Gordon Hawkins (Alvaro), Veronica Villarroel (Florencia) and Lisette Oropesa (Rosalba). Photo: Craig T. Mathew / LA Opera

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