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La Fille du Régiment
July 20 @ 6:00 pmFree
June 15, 6:00 PM
July 20, 6:00 PM
Madcap physical comedy and impeccable coloratura come together for Natalie Dessay’s indelible portrayal of the feisty tomboy raised by a regiment of French soldiers. Juan Diego Flórez is the young Swiss villager who conquers her heart—and a slew of high Cs. Also featuring uproarious performances by Felicity Palmer and Alessandro Corbelli, as well as a cameo by Tony Award winner Marian Seldes, this laugh-out-loud production was a runaway hit that left audiences exhilarated. Sung in French with English subtitles.
Run time: 2 hours 19 Minutes
Admission is free for all seats.
Cast & Creative
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Librettest: Georges Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jean-François Bayard
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Marie: Natalie Dessay
Marquise of Berkenfield: Felicity Palmer
Tonio: Juan Diego Flórez
Sulpice: Alessandro Corbelli
Brought to you as part of the Opera Education program.
The Kenworthy’s Opera education program brings live opera to the screen, inspires a life-long interest in the arts, and presents thoughtful, engaging opportunities for all ages. With these two free presentations of “La Fille du Regiment” (The Daughter of the Regiment), we will explore an introduction to opera, fairy-tales & comedy in opera, and feature illuminating introductions from local professors and opera buffs.