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May. 17 2019

06/15/19 – Simon Boccanegra (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Simon Boccanegra
Title: Simon Boccanegra

Verdi’s tragedy about the ill-fated Doge of Genoa Simon Boccanegra returns in Elijah Moshinsky’s handsome Renaissance production.

Hosts: Martin Handley, Lisa Flynn
Broadcast Producer: BBC
WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg
Conductor: Henrik Nánási

Mark Rucker as Paolo, Carlos Álvarez as Boccanegra (c) ROH 2018 Photography by Clive Barda

Cast (in order of vocal appearance):

Paolo Albani – Mark Rucker
Pietro – Simon Shibambu
Simon Boccanegra –Carlos Álvarez
Jacopo Fiesco – Ferruccio Furlanetto
Amelia Grimaldi – Hrachuhi Bassnez
Gabriele Adorno – Francesco Meli
Amerlia’s Maidservant – Dervla Ramsy
Captain– Simon Davies

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