HUDSON OPERA THEATRE Jasper Francis Cropsey: “High Bridge, New York” (1879)

It is a struggle for power, not between people of different religious sects, but between those divided by ancient political affiliations who just happen to have different religious beliefs. It is from these affiliations that unimaginable hatred is bred. And it is this struggle that grips Scotland in the setting of Sir Walter Scott’s novel “The Bride of Lammermoor” upon which this opera is based. And nowhere, nowadays, is the aftermath of this same struggle felt as keenly as it is in Northern Ireland. It is for this reason that, for this production, the action has been reset to the Northern Ireland of the early 20th century. A time when, as now, men and their families risked and ventured all for the continuance of their way of life and livelihood. According to Artistic Director Ron De Fesi, “It moves the opera from our rather stilted and ‘courtly’ view of 16th century Scotland, to the much more realistic, violent and visceral world that we know today as Northern Ireland... or Syria... or Pakistan... or Nigeria... or North Korea....

 

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm

The First Presbyterian Church of Monroe

142 Stage Road, Monroe, NY

 

John Humphrey

Edgardo

JAshley Fabian

Lucia

~ THE CAST ~

Lucia, Ashley Fabian, soprano

Alisa, Ema Mitrović, mezzo-soprano

Edgardo, John Humphrey, tenor

Enrico, Mason Jarboe, baritone

Raimondo, Nicholas Kilkenny, bass

Normano, Justin Scott Randolph, tenor

Arturo, Justin Scott Randolph, tenor

 

HUDSON OPERA THEATRE

CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

performing in-the-round

 

Ron De Fesi conducts and directs.

 

$40 / Students $20 / Under 10 Free*

 

*Not really recommended for young children — murder, madness, violence...

Mason Jarboe

Enrico

Nicholas Kilkenny

Raimondo

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Ema Mitrović

Alisa

Justin Scott Randolph

Normano, Arturo

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