Friday, July 22, 2016

Opera at the Music Academy of the West, Friday July 29 and Sunday July 31

Smetana's Opera "The Bartered Bride"

The Opera Event of the Summer

SMETANA The Bartered Bride
The Bartered Bride is a comedic tale, steeped in tradition, full of poignant moments and expansive Czech melodies. The lovely young Mařenka doesn’t want an arranged marriage, so the marriage broker is tricked into a contract that allows her to be betrothed to her true love. Lively dancing by the State Street Ballet and a colorful circus create an atmosphere all ages can enjoy.  Conducted by "Opera's 25-year old hope" (The New York Times) Matthew Aucoin. 

Special Offer

Exclusive to the Box Seats, the VIP Experience includes:
  • complimentary valet parking
  • champagne & chocolates at your seat
Limited Availability / $120 per seat

    Cast & Creative

    Academy Festival Orchestra
    State Street Ballet
    Marilyn Horne voice program director
    Matthew Aucoin Elaine F. Stepanek Foundation opera conductor
    David Paul director
    Charles Corcoran designer
    Peiyi Wong costume designer
    François-Pierre Couture lighting designer
    Xiaoming Tian Krušina
    Brittany Nickell Ludmila
    Emily Lezin Mařenka
    Ted Pickell Mícha
    Anastasiia Sidorova Háta
    Matthew Reardon Vašek
    Ricky Garcia Jeník
    Andrew Dwan Kezal
    Daniel Anderson Circus Master
    Alexandra Smither Esmeralda
    Jonathan Cawley Indián
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