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Giacomo Puccini's

La Fanciulla del West

(The Girl of the Golden West)


Puccini’s rarely performed masterwork La Fanciulla del West is a romantic Western epic featuring one of opera’s greatest scores and lushest orchestrations. The two casts are led by internationally acclaimed sopranos Susan Bullock and Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs in the title role of Minnie, who stands alongside Tosca and Butterfly as one of Puccini’s greatest heroines. The 75-member Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra appears on stage with the principal singers and chorus and is conducted by Music Director Louis Salemno.

Venue: The Music Center at Strathmore

Date: September 14 & 15, 2018

Time: 7:30pm


Creative Team:

  • Louis Salemno, Conductor
  • Steven Gathman, Chorus Master
  • Joan Sullivan-Genthe, Lighting Designer

Appearing September 14, 2018

  Susan Bullock , Minnie

Susan Bullock, Minnie

  Mark Delavan,  Jack Rance

Mark Delavan, Jack Rance

  Jonathan Burton , Dick Johnson

Jonathan Burton, Dick Johnson

Appearing September 15, 2018

  Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs , Minnie

Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs, Minnie

  Aleksey Bogdanov , Jack Rance

Aleksey Bogdanov, Jack Rance

  Yi Li , Dick Johnson

Yi Li, Dick Johnson

Appearing September 14 & 15, 2018

  Joseph Michael Brent , Nick

Joseph Michael Brent, Nick

  SeungHyeon Baek , Sonora

SeungHyeon Baek, Sonora

  Ken Kellogg , Ashby

Ken Kellogg, Ashby

  Jose Sacin , Jose Castro

Jose Sacin, Jose Castro

  Norman Garrett , Jake Wallace

Norman Garrett, Jake Wallace

  Catherine Martin , Wowkle

Catherine Martin, Wowkle

  Jesus Daniel Hernandez , Harry

Jesus Daniel Hernandez, Harry

  Mauricio Miranda , Joe

Mauricio Miranda, Joe

  Hunter Enoch , Happy

Hunter Enoch, Happy

  Antonio Chase , Un Postiglione

Antonio Chase, Un Postiglione

  Yazid Gray , Bello

Yazid Gray, Bello