Thursday, December 09, 2004

The Brazilian - Opera-Bouffe en Un Acte

peter HILLIARD, composer
matt BORESI, librettist

Premiere: October 22, 2004 – Manhattan Opera Theatre & The French Institute/Alliance Francais, (co-production) New York City

Adapted from the play Le Brésilien by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy (1863)
Created as a companion to Le Docteur Miracle by Georges Bizet, Ludovic Halévy and Léon Battu (1857)

(pictured) Giuseppe Spoletini, baritone, and Alex Richardson, tenor,
as Guy Carteblanche and Brad Shillwell/Don Diego Zarzuela in the World Premiere of The Brazilian.